ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - (July 30, 2002) - Robert Kasik, 56, of Roscoe, Ill., suffered a heart attack while in his racecar, leading to his fatal accident at Road America Sunday during an SCCA Club Racing National event.
Reports have found that Kasik was unconscious due to a heart attack when his Chevrolet Camaro left the track at turn 12. Kasik sustained a basal skull fracture in the resulting impact, which the coroner has listed as his cause of death.
Funeral arrangements are through Kokssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling, Ill. 60090; (847) 537-6600. Visitations are scheduled for Thursday, August 1 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. A private entombment service will be held on Friday.