Who Was Danny Schatz?
Danny Schatz was an American successful businessman who devoted his life to advancing sprint car racing.
In the 1970s, Schatz competed in local Sprint Car races in North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ontario. However, he decided to put his helmet away in the late '70s.
Schatz Family Statement Upon the Passing of Danny Schatz - DSR pic.twitter.com/GMn3NyIjdJ— Donny Schatz (@DonnySchatz) June 27, 2022
On the other hand, he was a loving spouse, and caring dad. He has a huge role in his son's racing career.
He nurtured and developed his son, who is now a 10-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion.
In the 1970s, he traveled the upper Midwest in sprint cars, and when Donny was 10 years old, he gifted him a go-kart.