The drag racing family has suffered a tragedy.

On February 23, 2019, Steph Andrews Michalek, wife of Top Alcohol Dragster crewchief Kyle Michalek, passed away unexpectedly. Their infant son, Andrews, was delivered and is currently in the NICU unit, where he is expected to be for the next 6 - 8 weeks.

Services have been established and the service details are as follows:

Friday, March 1: Calling hours from 4PM-7PM
Laseter Funeral Home 1
1337 Upper Gilchrist Rd
Mt Vernon, OH 43050

Saturday, March 2: Mass at 11AM
St. Vincent De Paul Church
303 E High St
Mt Vernon, OH 43050

There will also be an open house at Kyle and Steph’s home/the Michalek Brothers Racing shop n Saturday, 5-10 PM EST with pizza and drinks for those that would like to visit in a more informal environment. Directions can be found on the Michalek Brothers Racing Facebook page.

Through the generosity of Kyle and Steph’s incredible group of friends, there have been two outlets set up for those interested in different forms of donations. Those can be found here:

Funeral, NICU, and future financial support: