The sports activities world is mourning the lack of former NASCAR driver Eric McClure.

In accordance with an announcement from his household, McClure, who final raced in 2016, died on Sunday, Could 2, on the age of 42. In a tribute put up, NASCAR additionally confirmed McClure’s dying, tweeting, “We’re saddened to study of the passing of former driver and proprietor Eric McClure. NASCAR extends its deepest condolences to Eric’s household and associates.”

McClure’s fiancée, Keira Brinegar Tibbs, additionally mourned his dying in a heartfelt message on Facebook. “Eric, I’ll love you till my final breath….please look ahead to me till then,” she wrote on Could 2 alongside pictures of the couple. “I really like you extra.”

Tibbs returned to social media on Could 3 to share a video of McClure. “how can he be gone…. I really like him so a lot,” she wrote together with heartbreak emojis. “Until the tip of time I’ll love you Eric Wayne McClure.”