Stock Car Race Drivers

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Dale Earnhardt
(Race car driver)

Dale Earnhardt
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Birthdate: April 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
Died: February 18, 2001

Dale Earnhardt was an American stock car driver who raced in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series from 1975 to 2001. Considered one of the greatest drivers in the history of NASCAR, Earnhardt won 76 Winston Cup races and seven Winston Cup championships in an illustrious career spanning 40 years. In 2010, he was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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Valtteri Bottas
(Racing driver)

Valtteri Bottas
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Birthdate: August 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nastola, Finland

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Dale Earnhardt Jr.
(Race Car Driver)

Dale Earnhardt Jr.
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Birthdate: October 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States

Apart from being a celebrated race-car driver and the JR Motorsports team owner, Dale Earnhardt Jr. also made it to the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2017. The two-time Daytona 500 winner, also known as the Pied Piper of Daytona, is the son of motor-racing legend Dale Earnhardt Sr.

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Jeff Gordon
(Race car driver)

Jeff Gordon
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Birthdate: August 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States

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Sabine Schmitz
(Racecar driver)

Sabine Schmitz
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Birthdate: May 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adenau, Germany

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Jimmie Johnson
(Race Car Driver)

Jimmie Johnson
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Birthdate: September 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Cajon, California, United States

Race-car driver Jimmie Johnson is associated with IndyCar Series. He is a seven-time NASCAR Cup Series winner and is the first and only NASCAR driver with five consecutive championship wins. In 2009, he became the first race-car driver to earn the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year honor.

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Robert Kubica
(Racing driver)

Robert Kubica
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Birthdate: December 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
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Felipe Massa
(Racecar driver)

Felipe Massa
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Birthdate: April 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

Felipe Massa is a Brazilian racing driver who participated in Formula One from 2002 to 2017, during which he gained 11 Grand Prix victories. In 2006, he became the first Brazilian after Ayrton Senna da Silva to win the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Jeffrey Earnhardt
(Race car driver)

Jeffrey Earnhardt
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Birthdate: June 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mooresville, North Carolina, United States

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Kyle Busch
(Race Car Driver)

Kyle Busch
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Birthdate: May 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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Kurt Busch
(Race Car Driver)

Kurt Busch
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Birthdate: August 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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Joey Logano
(Race Car Driver)

Joey Logano
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Birthdate: May 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
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Roland Ratzenberger
(Formula One driver)

Roland Ratzenberger
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Birthdate: July 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: April 30, 1994

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Kevin Harvick
(Race Car Driver)

Kevin Harvick
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Birthdate: December 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
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Martin Truex Jr.
(Race Car Driver)

Martin Truex Jr.
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Birthdate: June 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayetta, Stafford Township, New Jersey, United States

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Abbie Eaton
(Racing driver)

Abbie Eaton
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Birthdate: January 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hull, England, UK
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Ryan Blaney
(Car Racing Driver)

Ryan Blaney
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Birthdate: December 31, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hartford Township, Ohio, United States

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Carl Edwards
(Race Car Driver)

Carl Edwards
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Birthdate: August 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
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Davey Allison
(Racing Driver)

Davey Allison
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Birthdate: February 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States
Died: July 13, 1993

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Darrell Waltrip
(Race Car Driver)

Darrell Waltrip
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Birthdate: February 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, United States
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Matt Kenseth
(Race Car Driver)

Matt Kenseth
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Birthdate: March 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge, Wisconsin, United States

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Mark Martin
(Race Car Driver)

Mark Martin
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Birthdate: January 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batesville, Arkansas, United States
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Marcus Ericsson
(Racecar driver)

Marcus Ericsson
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Birthdate: September 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kumla, Sweden

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Eric Norris
(Stock Car Racing Driver)

Eric Norris
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Birthdate: May 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Redondo Beach, California, USA

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Junior Johnson
(Racing driver)

Junior Johnson
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Birthdate: June 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ronda, North Carolina, United States
Died: December 20, 2019

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Rusty Wallace
(Racing Driver)

Rusty Wallace
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Birthdate: August 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arnold, Missouri, United States
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Alan Kulwicki
(Racing Driver)

Alan Kulwicki
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Birthdate: December 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenfield, Wisconsin, United States
Died: April 1, 1993

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Sterling Marlin
(Race Car Driver)

Sterling Marlin
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Birthdate: June 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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Neil Bonnett
(Racing driver)

Neil Bonnett
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Birthdate: July 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hueytown, Alabama, United States
Died: February 11, 1994

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Bobby Allison
(Race Car Driver)

Bobby Allison
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Birthdate: December 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
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Bobby Labonte
(Race Car Driver)

Bobby Labonte
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Birthdate: May 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

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A. J. Allmendinger
(Professional NASCAR Driver who Drives for the 'Kaulig Racing')

A. J. Allmendinger
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Birthdate: December 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Gatos, California, United States

A. J. Allmendinger is a professional racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and drives the no. 16 Chevrolet Camaro for Kaulig Racing. He is also involved in the NASCAR Cup Series for Kaulig on a part-time basis. He has a TV career as well and is an analyst with Fox Sports' NASCAR Race Hub. 

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Ernie Irvan
(Race Car Driver)

Ernie Irvan
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Birthdate: January 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States

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Nelson Piquet Jr.
(Brazilian Stock Car Racing Driver and Former Formula One and Formula E Driver)

Nelson Piquet Jr.
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Birthdate: July 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany

Nelson Angelo Piquet is a Brazilian stock car racer and former Formula One driver. At the Singapore Grand Prix in 2008, Piquet crashed deliberately to help his teammate Fernando Alonso win the competition. The scandal was dubbed Crashgate by the media as it attracted attention and became known as one of the most significant scandals in motor sport history.   

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David Pearson
(Car Racer)

David Pearson
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Birthdate: December 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 12, 2018

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Jeff Burton
(Race Car Driver)

Jeff Burton
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Birthdate: June 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: South Boston, Virginia, United States
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J. D. Gibbs
(NASCAR team owner)

J. D. Gibbs
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Birthdate: February 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 11, 2019

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Terry Labonte
(Race Car Driver)

Terry Labonte
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Birthdate: November 16, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
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Lee Petty
(Race Car Driver)

Lee Petty
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Birthdate: March 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Randleman, North Carolina, United States
Died: April 5, 2000

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Ricky Rudd
(Racing Driver)

Ricky Rudd
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Birthdate: September 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States

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Elliott Sadler
(Former Race Car Driver and 4-Time Recipient of NASCAR's Most Popular Driver Award (Xfinity Series))

Elliott Sadler
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Birthdate: April 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Emporia, Virginia, United States

Racing driver Elliott Sadler made history when he became one of the 36 drivers with a win in all top-three NASCAR series. Once voted the most popular driver of the NASCAR Xfinity Series by fans four times, he has now devoted himself to his farm in his hometown, Emporia, Virginia.

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Fireball Roberts
(Car Racer)

Fireball Roberts
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Birthdate: January 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tavares, Florida, United States
Died: July 2, 1964

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Buddy Baker
(Race Car Driver)

Buddy Baker
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Birthdate: January 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Died: August 10, 2015

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Geoff Bodine
(Racing Driver)

Geoff Bodine
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Birthdate: April 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chemung, New York, United States

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Harry Gant
(Race Car Driver)

Harry Gant
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Birthdate: January 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Township of Taylorsville, North Carolina, United States

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Maria de Villota
(Racing driver)

Maria de Villota
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Birthdate: January 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: October 11, 2013

 47 
Regan Smith
(Stock Car Racing Driver and a Pit Reporter for Fox Nascar)

Regan Smith
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Birthdate: September 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cato, New York, United States

Race car driver Regan Smith has 7 victories in his kitty, including a Cup Series and 6 Nationwide Series wins. Born into the family of the owners of M.P.H. Racing, he had started racing go-karts at the tender age of 4. His other interests include American football and ice hockey.

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Bill France, Sr.
(Businessman)

Bill France, Sr.
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Birthdate: September 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C.
Died: June 7, 1992

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Alfonso de Portago
(Formula One driver, Racing driver)

Alfonso de Portago
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Birthdate: October 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 12, 1957

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Curtis Turner
(Race Car Driver)

Curtis Turner
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Birthdate: April 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Floyd, Virginia, United States
Died: October 4, 1970
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