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C&J Energy Services CEO, BVR Sponsor Josh Comstock Passes Away

Sad news from Texas today, as C&J Energy Services has confirmed that their founder and CEO, Josh Comstock, passed away in his sleep last night. Comstock, who was a regular on the NHRA Mello Yello Series tour with Bob Vandergriff Racing and the Dave Connolly-driven C&J Energy Services Top Fuel team, was 46.

“C&J Energy Services Ltd. sadly announced today that Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Josh Comstock, died suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on March 11, 2016. In response to this tragic event, the Company’s Board of Directors will hold a meeting this afternoon to discuss the Company’s plan for succession to ensure the continuity of the Company’s strategic direction and operations.

Randy McMullen, President, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors, commented, “It is with great sadness that we announce today the passing of my friend and colleague, Josh Comstock. He was incredibly proud of C&J and all of its employees, and we will all miss him greatly. His drive to excellence, determination, can-do spirit and commitment to our Company will inspire and stay with us always. On behalf of our Board of Directors, executive management team and employees, we mourn his loss and extend our deepest sympathies to his family.”

Our thoughts go out to Comstock’s family, friends, employees and everyone at Bob Vandergriff Racing.

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