Marshall Teague

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Birthday
22, 1921
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Feb 11, 1959 (37)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1921
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Feb 11, 1959 (37)

About

Race car driver who came to be known as "King of the Beach" for his dominance of the Daytona Beach Road Course. He died in an accident while preparing for the Daytona 500 in February 1959.

Before Fame

He was born in Daytona Beach, California and made his debut in what is now known as the Sprint Cup Series in 1949.

Trivia

He was the inspiration for the character of Doc Hudson in the animated Pixar film Cars.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Patty.

Associated With

His longtime mechanic was legendary NASCAR mechanic Smokey Yunick.