Bobby Hamilton Sr.

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Birthday
29, 1957
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Jan 7, 2007 (49)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1957
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Jan 7, 2007 (49)

About

Late stock car driver who won the 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series as a driver-owner as well as multiple Winston Cup titles. He was named NASCAR Rookie of the Year in 1991.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at thirteen and got his start at Nashville Speedway USA, where he won a title in 1987.

Trivia

He gained entry into the Winston Cup as a result of the skills he displayed while driving a car for the 1990 racing film "Days of Thunder."

Family Life

His son is NASCAR driver Bobby Hamilton, Jr.

Associated With

He and Kurt Busch both won NASCAR's Rookie of the Year award.