Raymond Parks

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Birthday
5, 1914
Birthplace
Dawsonville, GA
Death Date
Jun 20, 2010 (96)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1914
Birthplace
Dawsonville, GA
Death Date
Jun 20, 2010 (96)

About

Known as the first team owner in stock car racing, he owned Red Byron's car that won the 1949 NASCAR championship.

Before Fame

He fought in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

Trivia

In 2002, he was inducted into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.

Family Life

His parents were Alfred and Leila Parks, and he was the oldest of 16 children.

Associated With

Red Byron, who was one of the most successful drivers of the era, raced for him.