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NASCAR Winston Cup

Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
12 Jul 1941
hometown
Wilkes County, North Carolina
died
16 Jan 2007
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Driver Information

nationality
American
birthday
12 Jul 1941
hometown
Wilkes County, North Carolina
died
16 Jan 2007
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Competitors

Career Overview

year
series
team
points
position
1988
Donlavey Racing
2559
24th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford Thunderbird
Ford
Goodyear
27
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
27
0
0
0
2559
year
series
team
points
position
1987
Hendrick Motorsports
3215
16th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Chevrolet 5.9
Goodyear
29
0
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
29
0
3
0
3215
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Texas Enterprises
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile Calais
3
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
3
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1986
Jackson Bros. Motorsports
1555
30th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile Cutlass
Oldsmobile
Goodyear
16
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
0
0
1
1555
year
series
team
points
position
1985
Jackson Bros. Motorsports
1427
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Chevrolet
Goodyear
14
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
0
0
0
1427
year
series
team
points
position
1984
Johnny Hayes Racing
1865
27th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Chevrolet
Goodyear
14
1
2
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
14
1
2
2
1865
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
47
year
series
team
points
position
1983
Johnny Hayes Racing
1657
29th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Buick Regal
Buick
Goodyear
Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Chevrolet
Goodyear
16
0
3
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
16
0
3
0
1657
year
series
team
points
position
1982
Johnny Hayes Racing
2892
18th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac
Goodyear
Buick Regal
Buick
Goodyear
23
0
4
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
23
0
4
3
2892
year
series
team
points
position
1981
3452
10th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford
31
3
6
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
3
6
0
3452
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet
31
3
8
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
3
8
2
4278
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet
31
2
6
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
2
6
1
4256
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1978
0
3rd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
OLdsmobile
30
3
12
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
3
12
2
4350
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
BMW E21 320i
BMW 2.0
Goodyear
1
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1977
0
2nd
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Oldsmobile
1
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
Oldsmobile
30
4
17
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
4
17
3
4570
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
30
2
11
2
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
2
11
2
4304
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet Camaro
4
1
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
1
1
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
30
1
7
3
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
1
7
3
3820
year
series
team
points
position
1974
DeWitt Racing
1591.5
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
Ford
30
0
4
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
30
0
4
0
1591.5
year
series
team
points
position
1973
DeWitt Racing
7173.8
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Chevrolet
Mercury
28
1
7
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
28
1
7
0
7173.8
year
series
team
points
position
1972
6844.15
5th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford
Mercury
31
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
31
0
1
0
6844.15
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Mercury
Ford
35
1
8
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
35
1
8
0
2611
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
69 Ford
1
0
0
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
1
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford
45
0
3
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
45
0
3
1
2993
year
series
team
points
position
1969
2710
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1
1
1
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
1
1
2710
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford
4
0
1
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
4
0
1
0
183
year
series
team
points
position
1968
2925
1st
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
2925
year
series
team
points
position
1967
Odie Skeen
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
1967 Ford
5
0
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
5
0
0
0
0
year
series
team
points
position
1965
1625
7th
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1625
year
series
team
points
position
car
engine
tyres
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest laps
Ford
1
0
0
0
races
wins
podiums
pole pos
fastest laps
points
1
0
0
0
130
year
type
races
wins
podiums
pole positions
fastest lap
1988
Racing
27
0
0
0
?
1987
Racing
29
0
3
0
?
1986
Racing
19
0
0
1
0
1985
Racing
14
0
0
0
?
1984
Racing
18
1
3
2
?
1983
Racing
16
0
3
0
?
1982
Racing
23
0
4
3
?
1981
Racing
31
3
6
0
?
1980
Racing
32
3
8
2
?
1979
Racing
32
2
6
1
?
1978
Racing
34
3
12
2
0
1977
Racing
31
4
17
3
0
1976
Racing
34
3
12
2
?
1975
Racing
30
1
7
3
?
1974
Racing
30
0
4
0
?
1973
Racing
28
1
7
0
?
1972
Racing
31
0
1
0
?
1971
Racing
35
1
8
0
?
1970
Racing
46
0
3
2
?
1969
Racing
5
1
2
0
?
1968
Racing
?
?
?
?
?
1967
Racing
5
0
0
0
0
1965
Racing
?
?
?
?
?
1964
Racing
1
0
0
0
?

Racing Highlights

year
series
position
1980
NASCAR Winston Cup
3rd
1978
Daytona 500
3rd
1977
NASCAR Winston Cup
3rd
1977
Daytona 500
2nd
1976
IROC International Race Of Champions
3rd
1976
NASCAR Winston Cup
3rd
1973
NASCAR Winston Cup
1st
1969
ARCA Series
1st
1968
ARCA Series
1st

DriverDB Top 100

pos
driver
championship
points
change
01
Formula 1
2204.55
+2
02
Formula 1
2130.8
-3.4
03
Formula 1
2034.25
+2.8
04
Formula 1
2023.45
+3
05
British GT Championship - GT3
1999.6
-5.4
06
Formula 1
1992.25
+1.8
07
Porsche Carrera Cup Germany
1990.25
-
08
ARCA Series
1956.65
-6.3
09
Intercontinental GT Challenge
1946.35
-
10
Formula 1
1946.1
+1.3
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