On May 15, 2023, the racing community lost a remarkable man, Steve Drummond. Steve was a racer, a chassis builder, an engine builder, and a fabricator from Delmar, Delaware. He was known for building cars for Drummond race cars, and he was respected and loved by many. Despite his diagnosis of B cell lymphoma in October 2022, Steve remained dedicated to his work and his hobbies until he passed away. This article serves as a tribute to Steve Drummond, highlighting his extraordinary life and accomplishments. Continue reading.
Who was Steve Drummond?
Steve Drummond had always been passionate about racing and tinkering with cars. He started building race cars in the late 1980s, and he continued to do so throughout his life. He was involved in all aspects of car building, from fabricating the chassis and engine to designing and testing the turbo systems. Steve was a brilliant engineer who always found ways to optimize his cars for speed and performance.
Aside from his car-building endeavors, Steve was a beloved member of his community. He was a proud father of two, a loving husband, and a loyal friend to many. He had a great sense of humor, and he loved making people laugh. Whenever he was at the track, he would get into friendly banter with fellow racers and pit crew members. He was known for being both competitive and gracious, always willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed it.
How did Steve Drummond die? What was the cause of his death?
Steve’s diagnosis of B cell lymphoma was a devastating blow to him and his loved ones. He underwent chemotherapy and CAR-T cell therapy, but unfortunately, neither treatment proved successful in eliminating the cancer. Even in the face of such adversity, Steve remained positive and determined. He continued to work on cars and pursue his passion for racing until his health declined.
Steve Drummond Obituary
Steve’s passing left a massive hole in the racing community. His friends and colleagues mourned the loss of a talented and kind-hearted man who had left his mark on the world. Many racers shared stories of how Steve had helped them over the years, whether it was by giving them advice or lending them parts. His legacy as a skilled mechanic and passionate racer will continue to inspire and influence future generations of car enthusiasts.
Tributes appears On Social Media for Steve Drummond
I can’t believe this, I can’t wrap my head around it all. Steve you were one of a kind, so so so talented, hardworking, honest, a true friend, and you loved your family more than anything, there wasn’t a birthday that went by that he didn’t text you, there wasn’t a Christmas that he didn’t get the family over for a Christmas party, every New Year’s Day he would always take family and friends go karting. Thank you for all the memories, thank you for all the advice you have given me, thank you for all of your help on my truck, helping me have one of the fastest OBS trucks around. If you didn’t know Steve Drummond than you aren’t into cars and going fast as much as you think you are. I love you Steve❤️
Today we lost a great one. I’m thankful to have been included in the DRC crew. He always took the time to make everyone feel included. Even when things were going crazy at the track he would always take time to make Ella feel special. Those moments are irreplaceable and speak to the man he was and is in our hearts.
Thoughts and prayers for Kathy Nicklas Drummond & Cody Drummond during this difficult time. RIP Steve.
Steve Drummond was a remarkable man who lived a full and vibrant life. He was a talented racer and car builder who was respected and loved by many. His passing is a great loss to the racing community and to all who knew him. However, his legacy lives on. His dedication to his craft and his positive spirit continue to inspire and guide those who were fortunate enough to have known him. Rest in peace, Steve. You will be missed, but never forgotten.