Frank Warren (racing driver)

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Frank Warren
Born (1934-09-08) September 8, 1934 (age 85)
Augusta, Georgia
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
396 races run over 18 years
Best finish8th - 1971
First race1963 Pickens 200 (Greenville-Pickens Speedway)
Last race1980 CRC Chemicals 500 (Dover Downs International Speedway)
Wins Top tens Poles
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Frank Warren (born September 8, 1934) is a retired NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver who raced from 1963 to 1980.[1] He is also a veteran.

Career[edit]

Warren had led 72 of the 88,863 laps finished in his career. Warren's total career earnings were $625,886 ($1,903,188.89 when adjusted for inflation), while his average finish was 20th place in his entire career.[1] The total number of miles raced in his career is 103,495.4 miles (166,559.7 km).[1] Limited only by his financial banking, Warren proved to be a highly skilled driver and mechanic with tenacious moves on the track.

He was one of the last drivers to campaign a Dodge (Magnum) car in NASCAR up until the end of his days in top stock car circuit in 1980. Lack of funds prevented him from rebuilding his Dodge for the 1981 season when the smaller (110" wheelbase) cars were mandated. In the 1980s, he occasionally competed on the ARCA circuit, running a Chrysler LeBaron. Native Tan was one of his consistent sponsors.

Flat tracks and short tracks were Frank Warren's strongest tracks; where finishes of 17th-place were considered to be routine. His weakest finishes came on road courses where he was expected to finish around 23rd place on average.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Driver Frank Warren career statistics". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2010-11-27.
  2. ^ "Frank Warren's NASCAR career information". Driver Averages. Retrieved 2012-12-05.