AUTSELL, Ga. — Motorcycle racer David Sadowski died Wednesday (Jan. 12) morning at his home in Autsell, Ga. He was 58 years old.
Sadowski won the 1990 Daytona 200 at Daytona Int’l Speedway and had previously earned the
1990 AMA 600cc Supersport national title.
Sadowski earned his first AMA national points in 1984 racing in the AMA 250 Grand Prix Series. He quickly became one of the top road racers in the country.
His first AMA podium came in Loudon, N.H., in 1987 and his first national victory came at the same track the following year, when he won the 750 cc Supersport and 600 cc Supersport races on the same day.
Sadaowski won three 600 Supersport races en route to the national title while riding for Vance & Hines in 1990. His Daytona 200 triumph also came aboard a Vance & Hines Yamaha.
Sadowski won eight AMA national road racing events during his career.