Jeff Burton profile

JEFF BURTON Born: South Boston, Va. Resides: South Boston, Va. D.O.B.: 6/29/67 Spouse: Kim 1994 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year, drives Raybestos-sponsored Ford Thunderbirds owned by Stavola Brothers... Younger brother of Ward...

JEFF BURTON

Born:  South Boston, Va.
Resides:  South Boston, Va.
D.O.B.:  6/29/67
Spouse:  Kim

1994 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year, drives Raybestos-sponsored Ford Thunderbirds owned by Stavola Brothers... Younger brother of Ward Burton... Began driving go-karts with Ward, moved to Pure Stock and Late model divisions on short tracks around South Boston... 1987 Orange County Speedway Champion, 1988 South Boston Most Popular Driver... Moved to Busch Grand National Series in 1988, driving five races... scored 4 wins in 153 BGN starts... Made Winston Cup debut in inaugural Loudon (N.H.) race in 1993, qualified sixth, finished 37th... Made 30 of 31 races in 1994, earning two top-five's and $594,700... Has 31 career Winston Cup starts, $604,250 in career Winston Cup winnings.

Caught racing bug at age 5 while watching his brother, Ward, race go-karts... Was outstanding athlete at Halifax County Senior High, playing basketball and soccer, where he was varsity team captain... Enjoys fishing, basketball, rock 'n' roll, Duke Blue Devils and Kevin Costner movies.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Burton , Ward Burton