Was there a race car driver killed recently?

Was there a race car driver killed recently?

David Gilliland Racing hauler driver Steven Stotts was killed Tuesday morning after being involved in a crash on Interstate 20 in Texas that injured three others and destroyed the transporter for the team’s No. 17 in the ARCA Menards Series. Stotts was 54.

Who died in NASCAR?

The NASCAR world is mourning the loss of a hauler driver on Tuesday. Earlier on Tuesday, a hauler driver for David Gilliland Racing’s ARCA team was killed in a car accident in Texas. The hauler driver was Steven C. Stotts, 54.

Who is the last race car driver that died?

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died Wednesday evening after a crash during a sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.

Who was the last driver killed in NASCAR?

Dale Earnhardt
The NASCAR Cup Series has seen 28 driver fatalities, the most recent of which occurred on February 18, 2001, when Dale Earnhardt was killed on the last lap of the Daytona 500….NASCAR Cup Series fatalities.

Driver Larry Mann ( U.S. )
Event 250-mile race
Circuit Langhorne Speedway
Session Race
Car Hudson

Who is the youngest Daytona 500 winner?

Trevor Bayne
He is the youngest person to ever win the Daytona 500, the largest event in NASCAR, doing so a day after his 20th birthday in 2011….

Trevor Bayne
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Achievements 2011 Daytona 500 Winner (youngest ever, 20 years & 1 day) 2005 Allison Legacy Series Champion

How much do NASCAR hauler drivers make?

NASCAR transporters don’t make any more than other long-haul truck drivers, according to Chris Hamilton, a NASCAR transporter. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, the median pay for big-rig drivers was about $38,200.

What NASCAR driver died 2020?

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway.

What happened to Dale Earnhardt?

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt, one of the greatest stars in auto racing history, died Sunday from injuries in a last-lap crash at the Daytona 500. The seven-time Winston Cup champion had to be cut out of his car after slamming into the wall on the final turn of the race while fighting for position.

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