NASCAR driver Ted Christopher dies in plane crash

Ted Christopher, a longtime NASCAR racer renowned for his 'Three Tap Rule' maneuver on the course, died in plane crash Saturday. He was 59.

Ted Christopher, a longtime NASCAR racer renowned for his 'Three Tap Rule' maneuver on the course, died in plane crash Saturday. He was 59.Christopher was one of two passengers aboard the Mooney M20C aircraft traveling from Connecticut to New York when the plane disintegrated near the North Branford-Guilford border just before 2 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed.The second passenger and pilot of the plane, was with Christopher en route to Riverhead Raceway for a racing compe...