Cycledrag.com is saddened to learn of the passing of announcer Lynn Nickerson.
Nickerson passed away on the morning of Friday May 20th, 2011 after a long bout with cancer.
Nickerson, of Fort Worth, Texas, was best known in the drag bike world for his time announcing on the AMA/Prostar circuit in the late 90s and early 2000s. Nickerson also announced several four-wheel drag races motocross events.
“Everyday I wake up is a bonus to me. To go to the races and be with my racing family is like icing on a German chocolate cake,” Nickerson wrote as a quote on his Facebook profile.
Editors note – I called my very first race, the 2001 AMA/Prostar World Finals, with Lynn Nickerson. He had an incredible voice and was very knowledgeable. He loved to announce. It was his passion. He will be missed. – Jack Korpela