Race car driver who placed second in points in the IndyCar series during the 1996–1997 season.
He was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho.
He became a color commentator for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio network.
His son Davey Jay Hamilton, Jr. was born on March 15, 1997.
He finished behind only Tony Stewart in the total points standings at the end of the 1996-1997 season.