Ward Burton career summary

WARD BURTON Born: Danville, Va. Resides: Scottsburg, Va. D.O.B.: 10/25/61 Spouse: Tabitha Children: Sarah - October 4, 1986 Jeb - August 6, 1992 Drives Hardee's-sponsored Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by A.G. Dillard... Began ...

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WARD BURTON

Born:  Danville, Va.
Resides:  Scottsburg, Va.
D.O.B.:  10/25/61
Spouse:  Tabitha
Children:  Sarah - October 4, 1986
           Jeb  -  August 6, 1992

Drives Hardee's-sponsored Chevrolet Monte Carlo owned by A.G. Dillard... Began racing go-karts at age 8... Drove Street Stock and Late Model Stocks on Virginia short tracks, mainly South Boston... Voted Most Popular Driver at South Boston Speedway in 1989... Joined Busch Grand National Division in 1990, posting three top-10 finishes... Scored 4 Busch Grand National wins in 111 career starts... Competed for Rookie of the Year in '94, finishing third behind brother Jeff. Drove in 26 races and won $304,700, notching runner-up finish at July Pocono event. Graduated from Hargrove Military Academy and attended Elon College for 2-1/2 years... Became 1st Lieutenant and was 1st place on Rifle Team at Hargrove... Loves the outdoors... Would be hunting guide or professional trapper is not for racing... Enjoys hunting, skeet shooting, boating and game conservation.

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SOURCE: 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Media Guide

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