The couple were the father and stepmother of ex-NASCAR star Robby Gordon, who fought back tears and expressed disbelief on Thursday outside the home on a Southern California hillside where he grew up and developed his love of racing. He taught so many, and I want everyone to know what a good man he was.
I'm so sad and I can't believe it.' He is pictured above right with family friend Steve Nichols on Thursday Robby asked his father's best friend, Jay Hooker, to check on the couple at the home and that's who discovered the bodies and called police.
In the 80's and early 90's the Mickey Thompson Entertainment Group MTEG packed stadium venues across the country providing fans with plenty of exciting off-road entertainment.
After the untimely death of Mickey, and his wife Trudy, the group began to dissolve without the dynamic personality of Mickey Thompson around to guide them.
Beccy is married to Indy Car Series driver Ryan Hunter-Reay, who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2014.
With his loss it appeared stadium racing had become history.
That is until the multi talented racer Robby Gordon decided to add promoter to his long list of accomplishments.
Above an unidentified woman breaks down in tears near the home Jill Dombroske, a neighbor, told The Associated Press that the couple were longtime residents in the quiet neighborhood where large homes sit on expansive hillside properties and many people own horses. Fred Lopez said autopsies were pending as part of the ongoing investigation.
Robby also said Thursday that 'the truth will come out' about what happened.