Ken Schrader career summary

KEN SCHRADER Born: St. Louis, Mo. Resides: Concord, N.C. D.O.B.: 5/29/55 Spouse: Ann Children: Dorothy Lynn - December 31, 1989 Drives Budweiser-sponsored Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by Rick Hendrick... Started racing in 1971, became ...

KEN SCHRADER

Born:  St. Louis, Mo.
Resides:  Concord, N.C.
D.O.B.:  5/29/55
Spouse:  Ann
Children:  Dorothy Lynn - December 31, 1989

Drives Budweiser-sponsored Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by Rick Hendrick... Started racing in 1971, became Lakehill Speedway track champion... Drove USAC midgets, sprints and Silver Crown cars... 33 wins in USAC; 4 in Spring (1983 national champion), 21 in midget, 6 in Dirt Car (1982 national champion), 2 in Stock (1980 Rookie of the Year)... 1985 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year... 297 Winston Cup starts, 4 wins, 17 poles and $6,816,617 in career winnings (12th all- time)... First win came in 108th start, July '88 DieHard 500... First pole came in 67th attempt, 1987 TranSouth 500 at Darlington... First Winston Cup race, 1984 Nashville, Tenn., finished 18th... Big break came when he met Lee Morse of Ford and Jack Roush... Won 1989 and '90 Busch Clash and pole position for 1988, '89 and '90 Daytona 500 (shares record)... Career best fourth in '94 Winston Cup points... Won $1,171,062 in '94 winnings with nine top-five finishes.

Owns two planes (C-90 King Air and 58-P Baron)... Collects old trucks and cars for a hobby... Collection includes 5 pickup trucks, 12 cars (assorted), 1 Winnebago and 2 motorcycles... Has two cats (Gizmo and Goblin). One is from St. Louis, the other a stray he claimed at the 1990 Phoenix race... races more than 100 times a year.

WINSTON CUP VICTORIES: 1988 - Talladega 1989 - North Wilkesboro 1991 - Atlanta Dover

SOURCE: 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Media Guide

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Ken Schrader , Jack Roush