Bobby Hamilton career summary

BOBBY HAMILTON Born: Nashville, Tenn. Resides: Nashville, Tenn. D.O.B.: 5/29/57 Spouse: Debbie Children: Bobby, Jr. Drives No. 43 STP Pontiac owned by Richard Petty... Former Nashville Speedway track champion... Big break came when he...

BOBBY HAMILTON

Born:  Nashville, Tenn.
Resides:  Nashville, Tenn.
D.O.B.:  5/29/57
Spouse:  Debbie
Children:  Bobby, Jr.

Drives No. 43 STP Pontiac owned by Richard Petty... Former Nashville Speedway track champion... Big break came when he beat Darrell Waltrip, Sterling Marlin and Bill Elliott in a special four-car "Superstar Showdown" at Nashville in '88... When Rick Hendrick was seeking competent drivers to drive movie cars for "Days of Thunder" filming, Waltrip recommended Hamilton... Hamilton qualified fifth at Phoenix in movie car in '89, took the lead and ran in top 10 before he was forced by NASCAR to park the car... First full season of Winston Cup was 1991... Won 1991 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year honor, nipping Ted Musgrave... Had one top-10 finish in '94 on way to earning $514,520... Has 106 career Winston Cup starts, $1,299,570 in career winnings... Best finish, sixth in '91 AC- Delco 500... Best start, second, '92 AC-Delco 500... $514,520 in '94 earnings... Finished 23rd in '94 Winston Cup standings... Grandfather and father built race cars for the late singer/racer Marty Robbins.

WINSTON CUP VICTORIES: None

SOURCE: 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Media Guide

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Bill Elliott , Bobby Hamilton , Darrell Waltrip , Sterling Marlin , Ted Musgrave , Richard Petty