Wife of Bob Jenkins Passes Away

July 8, 2012; Toronto, ON, Canada; Indy Car series driver E.J. Viso (5) after a pit stop during the Honda Indy Toronto through the streets of downtown Toronto. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE

Earlier this year long time NASCAR & IndyCar television broadcast analyst Bob Jenkins announced that he would retire after the conclusion of the IndyCar season so he could spend time with his wife Pam who had been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer.

With heavy hearts and Bob and family in our thoughts, we announce the passing of his wife. Pam passed away last [Thursday] evening.

She had been in and out of the hospital since April with difficulties.

Bob and Pam had been married for 44 years and had no children.

Jenkins’ brother and another long time friend had passed away earlier this month too.

Topics: Bob Jenkins, Pam Jenkins

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