NASCAR & Auto Racing

Roush's mother dies

Georgetta Roush, the mother of Roush Fenway Racing owner Jack Roush, died Tuesday. She was 92.

She was the designated owner for Roush's No. 97 team in the Nextel Cup Series from 1998 to 2005, then for the No. 26 team in 2006 and the No. 99 team of Carl Edwards this year.

She is survived by Jack Roush and his brother, Frank, as well as five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made in Georgetta Roush's name to Speedway Children's Charities, 5555 Concord Park South, Suite 336, Concord, N.C. 28027.