Popular sports car racer Memo Gidley is returning to Daytona International Speedway this week, three years after he was injured in a heavy crash during the third hour of the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Gidley and his wife, Mari, are attending the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28-29, as guests of IMSA. Gidley will participate in a media availability on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the Daytona International Speedway media center, and also plans …Continue reading
Hi Everybody. Frankly, to me, it seems like a broken record every time I update my friends about another surgery. Did I say surgery? I meant surgeries (2)! Trust me, I am not addicted to having surgeries. It sounds bad – and it is – but the goal is to get back to doing many of the things I love to do, and doing these things with my friends and family. I also really appreciate everybody’s continued support. Other than …Continue reading
Hi Everybody, It has been a year since I’ve given an update on what life has been like post Daytona crash, 2014. Before I do this, I want everybody to know that I appreciate so much all the thoughts, calls, emails etc., from people because it is a BIG help with my motivation which helps me to heal and to recover. I wish I was able to respond to all the messages I have received. But please know how much …Continue reading
Marshall Pruett of RACER.com interviews Memo about his ongoing push to return to the track… read it here!
Todd Telford of the Marin Independent Journal spoke with Memo about his boat racing… read the full article here!
Although Memo was not able to be at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona this year, he wasn’t far from the minds of his friends, fellow competitors, and broadcasters. RACER Magazine’s Marshall Pruett spoke with Memo about his continuing recovery, and Bob Varsha and the FOX Sports broadcast crew spoke with Memo over the phone during the Rolex 24 race broadcast.