James Hylton

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Birthday
26, 1934
Birthplace
Virginia
DEATH DATE
Apr 28, 2018 (83)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1934
Birthplace
Virginia
DEATH DATE
Apr 28, 2018 (83)

About

American race car driver and 2-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner. He was also a competitor in the ARCA Racing Series.

Before Fame

His racing career began in the 1950s while working as a mechanic.

Trivia

He was named 1966 NASCAR Grand National Rookie of the Year.

Family Life

He was 1 of 13 children in his family, raised in Roanoke, Virginia. He and his son tragically died in a car wreck in 2018.

Associated With

He competed in the 2011 Royal Purple 200, which was won by Kyle Busch.