Jed Copham was an American racer and businessman best known as the owner of Brainerd International Raceway. On November 13, 2018, Copham was found dead in a boating accident in Florida. Jed Copham net worth is unavailable and is under review at the moment.
Jed and his wife Kristi Copeham bought BIR also known as Brainerd International Raceway in 2006. After purchasing, Jed described it was the proud moment of his career at that time. He said: “As amateur road racers and occasional drag racers, my family and I are excited about the purchase of BIR, Like many around the State of Minnesota and the Midwest, our family has been coming to BIR for years as participants and spectators. The opportunity for our company to purchase this facility and continue its legacy is a welcomed challenge we look forward to for many years to come.”
BIR is a road course and dragstrip racing complex in Minnesota. It also includes kart track. The raceway hosts the National Hot Rod Association’s Lucas Oil Nationals.
According to several news, Jed Copehma has died in a boating accident off the coast of Florida. The local sheriff’s office told that he was found in water near Punta Rassa boat ramp at approx. 9:50 Eastern Time on Monday. Some reports suggested that he fell overboard while on a yacht. An investigation is ongoing but the sheriff’s says there appears to be no criminal link to the case.
Geogg Gorvin, a BIR spokesman said in a statement: “This is a tragic and sad day for Brainerd International Raceway, the entire racing community and the Brainerd Lakes Area, Everyone here is still in shock and trying to make sense out of it. Our heartfelt sympathies go out to Jed’s wife, Kristi, his two children, his parents and his extended family.
Jed is survived by his wife,a 17-year old daughter and 12 year old son.