Former NASCAR champion who won the Nationwide Series 11 times. He was named NASCAR WInston West Series Most Popular Driver in 1977.
He made his NASCAR debut at age 17, driving his father's Plymouth.
He was the NASCAR Winston West Series Champion in 1976 and Busch Series Champion 14 years later.
His brother Jim Bown also competed in NASCAR for ten years.
Carl Edwards is another renowned NASCAR driver, and also won the Busch Series.