Harry Gant

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Birthday
10, 1940
Birthplace
North Carolina
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
North Carolina

About

Former NASCAR driver famous for his #33 Skoal Bandit car, which he used to win numerous races during the 80's and 90's. At 52 years old, he became the oldest driver ever to win a Sprint Cup race.

Before Fame

He built his first race car with his friends and raced on a dirt track in Hickory.

Trivia

He was famous for the variety of nicknames given to him by fans and media, including "Handsome Harry Gant," "The Bandit," "Mr. September," and "High Groove Harry."

Family Life

He married a woman named Peggy.

Associated With

He appeared in the 1983 Burt Reynolds vehicle "Stroker Ace."