The following was sent to RacingWest from Steve Smith:
Gary Sigman, a Southern California stock car builder, team owner and driver for more than 40 years, died Friday March 5, 2010, of injuries sustained in a shop fire. Sigman was welding on a truck he was restoring in his shop when it caught fire. He stayed to fight the fire and was overcome by toxic smoke. He passed away Friday night due to the severe toxicity of the smoke inhalation.