Kenny Irwin Jr.

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Birthday
5, 1969
Birthplace
Indianapolis, IN
Death Date
Jul 7, 2000 (30)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1969
Birthplace
Indianapolis, IN
Death Date
Jul 7, 2000 (30)

About

NASCAR Winston Cup and Craftsman Truck Series driver who had his career cut tragically short after a track accident.

Before Fame

He won the 1997 Craftsman Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors, with two wins and seven Top 5 finishes; and the following year, he won the Winston Cup Rookie of the Year award.

Trivia

On a practice run at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway he slammed his car into a wall, flipping upside down and sliding a long way.

Family Life

He grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana as one of four children.

Associated With

In his rookie Winston Cup season he was already drawing comparisons to NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon.