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April 229:23 AM ET
Posted by DirtonDirt.com staff

Crossville, Tenn., racer dies at 58


Long-time Tennessee dirt racer Lynn Selby, whose career stretched for 35 seasons, died Wednesday at his Crossville home. He was 58.

Running Limited Late Models and other divisions, Selby competed successfully with scores of feature victories at Tennessee tracks in his No. 25 race cars including Crossville, Atomic, Sparta, Spring City and Wartburg, according to his LuvRacin.com profile. He won the Atomic-Crossville modified street class champions in 1998.

His first feature victory came in a street stock race in Sparta in 1979, and he won as recently as 2011 in the Limited Late Model season finale at Crossville.

Survivors include his wife Lisa, two sons and two daughters. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home; a memorial service is 2 p.m. Monday. Visit crossvillememorial.com for a complete obituary.

Editor's note: Updates with arrangements and other details.

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