On Monday, November 20th, 2023, the Columbus, Ohio community was shocked and saddened by the passing of Christi Bambeck, a beloved retired motorcycle racer and artist. After a brave battle with cancer, she tragically lost her life, leaving behind a legacy that will be remembered by all who knew her.
Christi Bambeck, also known affectionately as “Bam” to her friends, was a highly regarded figure in both the world of motorcycle racing and art. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, she dedicated her life to pursuing her passions with unwavering determination and infectious enthusiasm.
Before retirement, Christi Bambeck had an illustrious career as a motorcycle racer. She fearlessly competed in various racing circuits, capturing the hearts of fans with her incredible speed and skill on the track. Her tenacity and competitive spirit made her a force to be reckoned with, and she became an inspiration for aspiring racers everywhere.
After retiring from racing, Christi Bambeck turned her attention to another one of her passions – art. As a self-taught artist, she expressed herself through various mediums, creating captivating and thought-provoking pieces that resonated with many. Her artwork, often inspired by her love for motorcycles and the thrill of racing, showcased her unique perspective and creative talent.
Sadly, Christi Bambeck’s life was cut short due to a battle with cancer. Despite the challenges she faced, she remained courageous and determined throughout her fight. Her strength and resilience in the face of such adversity were an inspiration to all who knew her.
It is with great sadness that we say one final goodbye to Sportbike Track Girl founding Director, Christi Bambeck. Christi fought her battle with courage and humor, and took the world on her final journey in a way that gave life to death. Christi led STGirl with fierce pride for several years, and we were lucky to have her on our team. Ride in Peace, Christi; thank you for being a friend.
in a statement from sportbike track time on Facebook
Christi Bambeck’s impact reached far beyond the racing and art communities. She was known for her kind heart, infectious laughter, and unwavering support for her friends and loved ones. Her courage in the face of adversity during her battle with cancer inspired many, and her memory will continue to serve as a reminder of the importance of living life to the fullest.
The loss of Christi Bambeck has left a void in the hearts of those who knew her. Her contributions to the world of motorcycle racing and art will be remembered for years to come. Let us celebrate her life and honor her memory by cherishing the moments we shared with her and continuing to pursue our passions with the same unwavering spirit she displayed throughout her remarkable journey.