Funeral Arrangements For Legendary Racer Ted Christopher

Ted Christopher (Photo: Getty Images for NASCAR)

The funeral for legendary short track racer Ted Christopher will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Saint Matthew Church at 120 Church Ave. in Forestville, CT.

A wake for Christopher will be held Monday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bailey Funeral Home at 48 Broad St. in Plainville, Ct.

Saint Matthew Roman Catholic Church

Bailey Funeral Home 


  1. Walter Hubbard says

    Thank you Ted Christopher for many years of entertainment, you will be missed but never forgotten, GODSPEED #13

  2. You made so many days great for me Ted. From the late 80’s in Big Red, the yellow & blue 54, those were the day my friend!!! You are the best ever in a modified!!! Thanks for the great times. My heart goes out to his wife, twin brother Mike, and the rest of the family. Love you my friend, RIPTC13

  3. Prayers for family, friends and fans…

  4. William Wallace says

    Godspeed Ted Christopher
    You brought joy and tears too many people in the racing community
    The younger men and women that will soon follow your suit and go into racing
    You made a lifelong impression on many people
    You will be sorely missed by many
    May all the racing gods greet you and welcome you into their arms
    RIP Ted thanks for the memories

  5. The greatest legacy someone can have is to be remembered….you my friend will be remembered !

  6. My sincere Condolences and Prayers to his Family

  7. Tony Sortino says

    Thank you Ted Christopher for the many years of entertainment. There were simply too many “wow” moments to count. From the Speedbowl days of the late 80’s and early 90’s, I was always amazed at what you could do behind the wheel of a modified. Your legacy will live forever. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Godspeed TC 13.

  8. dick haumann says

    The man that brought me to modified racing…thank you and God Bless

  9. Dave Fraulino says

    Thanks for the memories….

  10. I am still in shock.
    Stafford will never forget the legend , The number 13 will always be yours, your place in Stafford and our hearts, We will miss you. Our Hero and King of the modifieds,my racing inspiration Ted Christopher. Thoughts and love go out to his family. RIP TC 13

  11. T.C. 13 R.I.P. What else can you say.

  12. william smith says

    Race In Peace Tc #13 for life

  13. TC FOREVER 13…. Would be nice to see the State of Connecticut honor the KING by lighting up the Q bridge in red on Monday night. Shawn maybe all you folks with Twitter and Facebook can get it moving by going on the Q bridge twitter account, Or DOT . Teddy going to miss you “hey” Thanks for the memories and many fun nights and for the great friends I met through M&T Racing.

  14. Sharon & Kevin D. (friends of family) says

    It seems like BAD things always happen to GOOD people!!!!!!!!!!!! We pray Quinn and her family will be able to go through this horrible time and have the strength to deal with the most heart wrenching time of their lives. It is the ones who are left behind that bear all the pain and sorrow. RIP Ted! Quinn be strong-you have so much love and support from everyone.

  15. Carolyn Gregory says

    Ted,you was a great race car driver.You will be missed.

  16. Henry Lecomte says

    I remember first seeing Ted I would go with my Dad to Stafford and then with Mike Plaquette who drove the #89 I hated Ted and Mike why I don’t know yet over time I realized what I was seeing and that was a true wheelman.I know Richie&Charlie were waiting at the gates to welcome Ted to the Greatest Track and God is waving the Checker flag for all of them.I Know Mike jr. Will carry the Christopher name to the next chapter.Ted I was honored to see you race. Give em heck up there SIR

  17. Your the reason I follow racing
    Rest in peace TC

  18. I went to school with the Christopher’s. I was sad to learn of Ted’s passing. My sincere condolences to his wife, brother, and family.

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