Richie Evans

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Birthday
23, 1941
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 24, 1985 (44)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1941
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 24, 1985 (44)

About

American race car driver who won eight consecutive NASCAR National Modified Championships from 1978 to 1985. His life was cut tragically short as a result of a crash sustained while practicing for the Winn-Dixie 500 Modified Feature.

Before Fame

He was successful street racer before making his stock car racing debut in 1962.

Trivia

Despite passing away, he had enough of a points lead to posthumously win the 1985 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.

Family Life

He was the father of six children.

Associated With

He and Darrell Waltrip were two of the inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2012.