AJ Foyt

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Birthday
16, 1935
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Houston, TX

About

NASCAR legend who was a four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 race. He was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1990.

Before Fame

He dropped out of high school to become a mechanic.

Trivia

He set a USAC record with 159 career victories.

Family Life

Married Lucy Zarr in 1955 and has two sons, A.J. Foyt III and Jerry, as well as a daughter, Terry Lynn.

Associated With

He lost the 1971 Daytona 500 to Champion Richard Petty.