| Walson Gardener|
| August 21, 1932 (age 83)
Laurinburg, North Carolina (1932-08-21) |
40th - 1968 Grand National Season
1965 untitled race (Smoky Mountain Raceway)
1969 Volunteer 500 (Bristol International Speedway)
Walson Gardener Wikipedia
Walson Gardener (born August 21, 1932 in Laurinburg, North Carolina) is a retired NASCAR Grand National driver and a competitor at the 1968 Fireball 300. Gardener has had two finishes in the top-ten, 4953 laps of racing experience - the equivalent of 2,915.1 miles (4,691.4 km), a total career earnings of $6740, an average start of 25th, an average finish of 20th, and four years (24 races) of track experience. His best race was the 1968 Western North Carolina 500 where he finished in 8th place and accumulated ($3,787.89 when adjusted for inflation) in prize winnings after finishing 438 laps out of the 500 laps of that particular race.