Champion NASCAR pioneer during the middle of the 20th century.
His older sister and her husband helped kickstart his racing career, while his brothers tried to talk him out of it.
At the height of his career, in 1955, he set a NASCAR record with 18 wins and earned his second Grand National championship.
His sister Ethel Mobley became just the second woman to compete in NASCAR.
He and Rex White were both honored as NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998.