|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 1990|
Auto Race Car Driver. He was the first African American stock car racer, beginning racing in NASCAR's Winston Cup Division in 1961. Richard Pryor portayed him in motion picture "Greased Lightening." In 1999 he was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame.
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Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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