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Joe Herbert Weatherly Jr. Net Worth

Joe Herbert Weatherly Jr. Net Worth is
$15 Million

Joe Herbert Weatherly Jr. Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Joseph "Joe" Weatherly (May 29, 1922 – January 19, 1964) was a two-time NASCAR championship driver. Weatherly was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2009 after winning NASCAR's Grand National (now Sprint Cup Series) championships in 1962 and 1963, three A.M.A. Grand National Championships, and two NASCAR Modified championships.
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthMay 29, 1922
Died1964-01-19
Place Of BirthNorfolk, Virginia, USA
ProfessionActor
Star SignGemini
#Trademark
1Always wore a pair of worn saddle shoes
#Fact
1He was very keen to do his absolute best at every race. At the road course in Riverside Califorina in 1964, he fell out of the race with transmission problems in his Mercury. He insisted that famed car owner Bud Moore fix the problem so he could go on. Bud, and the crew fixed the problem, and Joe got back into the race two laps down. He was driving so hard, that he over used his brakes causing the self adjusting ratchet to fall off inside the brake drum, and blow out the brake cylinder, causing his brakes to go completely out. He hit the wall at better then 130 miles per hour. Since he was only wearing his lap belt, and the angle he hit it, his head hit the wall killing him instantly. Bud Moore said in 1994 if they had the window nets like they have today, Joe would have most likely survived the crash.
2Killed at the Riverside International Raceway (turn 6) in Riverside, California. A shopping mall and a strip mall (right where Joe Weatherly was killed) are on the grounds of the old racetrack.
3Always played jokes with the other NASCAR stars
4Killed at the Riverside International Raceway (turn 2) in Riverside, California. A shopping mall and a strip mall (right where Joe Weatherly was killed) are on the grounds of the old racetrack.
5Has Riverside International Raceway on his headstone as a final joke from his fellow NASCAR racers.
6Has Riverside International Raceway on his headstone
7Was known as the "Clown Prince of NASCAR"
8Was a motorcycle racer
9Had a scar on his left cheek where a bullet struck him during world war II
10Because Pontiac pulled out of racing in mid-season 1963, Joe "bummed rides" from lesser known car owners to keep him in the points race.
111962, and 1963 NASCAR Grand National (now Winston Cup) Champion

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Thunder in Carolina1960Grand National race driver

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fifty1998TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

Known for movies


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