DeLoy “Dutch” Naeb, who was born in Brighton and was a championship drag racer, died in New Mexico at the age of 80.
Naeb was born Feb. 8, 1934, and lived in Brighton until he joined the Navy in 1951. His interest in stock-car racing began in Denver. He owned several word records. In 1966, he drove his Corvette, “The Pooch: to the NHRA Street Eliminator world championship in Tulsa, Okla.