Robert Pressley career summary

ROBERT PRESSLEY Born: Asheville, N.C. Resides: Asheville, N.C. D.O.B.: 4/8/59 Spouse: Gina Children: Coleman & Shelby Takes over the retired Harry Gant's ride in the Skoal-sponosred Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by Leo Jackson... Was a ...

ROBERT PRESSLEY

Born:  Asheville, N.C.
Resides:  Asheville, N.C.
D.O.B.:  4/8/59
Spouse:  Gina
Children:  Coleman & Shelby

Takes over the retired Harry Gant's ride in the Skoal-sponosred Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by Leo Jackson... Was a dominant force at New Asheville (N.C.) Speedway and Grennville-Pickens (S.C.) Speedway winning track championships while following in the footsteps of his racing father, Bob... Bob raced stock cars in Asheville, N.C., area and continues to race - and win - on Carolinas short tracks... In 1988, Robert teamed with new owner - and Cleveland Cavaliers center - Brad Brad Daughtery to form Busch Grand National team. Pressley won one race in '89 as a rookie... In those days, he drove a Coca-Cola delivery truck when not racing... Cpompeting in '95 for Maxx Race Cards Rookie of the Year honors.

Brother Charley Pressley is a fromer short-track driver and now serves as a crew chief on Skoal Bandit Racing team... Robert and his three borthers spent after-school and weekend time helping their dad's race efforts.

WINSTON CUP VICTORIES: None

SOURCE: 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Media Guide

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Robert Pressley , Harry Gant