Benny Parsons

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Birthday
12, 1941
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Jan 16, 2007 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1941
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Jan 16, 2007 (65)

About

First ARCA Champion inducted into The International Sports Hall of Fame, he won the Winston Cup and the Daytona 500 during his racing career.

Before Fame

He was named the Automobile Racing Club of America Rookie of the Year in 1965.

Trivia

In his long Sprint Cup Series Career he tallied 21 wins with more than 280 top-ten finishes.

Family Life

He had two sons, Kevin and Keith.

Associated With

He made a cameo appearance in the 2006 film "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," starring Will Ferrell.