MACOMB, Ill. — Francis “Wild Man” Kelly, one of the pioneers of dirt-track racing at Quincy Raceways and the surrounding region, died Monday morning. He was 87.
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Kelly was part of the second class of inductees in the track’s hall of fame in September 2012. He was unable to attend the ceremonies that night because of health problems, His grandson, modified driver Matt Pepmeyer, accepted his plaque that night.