Tim Richmond

Tim Richmond's Death

Born (Birthday) June 7, 1955

Death Date August 13, 1989

Age of Death 34 years

Cause of Death HIV/AIDS

Place of Death West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Place of Burial Ashland County Memorial Park, Ohio, United States

Profession Race Car Driver

The race car driver Tim Richmond died at the age of 34. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Fan favorite of NASCAR’s Winston Cup Series who won multiple championships and lived a highly publicized life off the tracks.

With 13 wins total and 78 Top Ten finishes over his eight year career, he was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers of All Time in 1998.

He was on of NASCAR’s first drivers to go from open wheel racing to stock cars, leading the way for others.

How did Tim Richmond die?

Ten days after his death, on August 23, the Richmond family held a press conference to reveal that Richmond died from complications from AIDS, which he acquired from an unknown woman. Richmond’s physician, Dr. David Dodson, said: “There’s no way of knowing who that woman was.