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I Doubt This 79 Year Old Drives Slow!

I Doubt This 79 Year Old Drives Slow!
Posted October 6th, 2013 @ 8:57pm

Race Car Driver Retires after 50 Years

James Hylton retired on Friday after an ARCA race at Kansas Speedway.  He's known as NASCAR's oldest driver to race in it's three highest divisions.  The final years of his career have been spent in the ARCA series.

Here are James Hylton's accompishments in NASCAR...

In 1966, he was Cup rookie of the year and placed 2nd in Cup standings.

In 1967 and '71, finished second in points to Richard Petty.

Won twice in over 600 Cup starts.

In 1970, won in Richmond.

In 1972, won at Talladega.

In the Cup series, accomplished 140 top-five finished and 321 top-10 finishes.

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