Tim Richmond

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Birthday
7, 1955
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 13, 1989 (34)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1955
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Aug 13, 1989 (34)

About

Fan favorite of NASCAR's Winston Cup Series who won multiple championships and lived a highly publicized life off the tracks.

Before Fame

With 13 wins total and 78 Top Ten finishes over his eight year career, he was named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers of All Time in 1998.

Trivia

He was on of NASCAR's first drivers to go from open wheel racing to stock cars, leading the way for others.

Family Life

He grew up in Ashland, Ohio.

Associated With

Tom Cruise played Cole Trickle, a character loosely based on Richmond, in the 1990 film Days of Thunder.