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Helmet of Benny Parsons

Flag of U.S.A. Benny Parsons

nationality American hometown Wilkes County, North Carolina place of death Charlotte, North Carolina

Racing highlights

19803rdNASCAR Winston Cup
19783rdDaytona 500
19773rdNASCAR Winston Cup
19772ndDaytona 500
19763rdInternational Race Of Champions
19763rdNASCAR Winston Cup
19731stNASCAR Winston Cup
19691stARCA Series
19681stARCA Series

Racing career summary

Races entered550
Wins23
Podiums106
Pole positions21
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage4.2%
Podium percentage19.3%

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

1988Racing27 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1987Racing29 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1986Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
1985Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1984Racing18 races1 win3 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1983Racing16 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1982Racing23 races0 wins4 podiums3 pole position? fastest race laps
1981Racing31 races3 wins6 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1980Racing32 races3 wins8 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1979Racing32 races2 wins6 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1978Racing34 races3 wins12 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1977Racing30 races4 wins17 podiums3 pole position0 fastest race laps
1976Racing34 races3 wins12 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1975Racing30 races1 win7 podiums3 pole position? fastest race laps
1974Racing30 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1973Racing28 races1 win7 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1972Racing31 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position? fastest race laps
1971Racing35 races1 win8 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1970Racing46 races0 wins3 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1969Racing5 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1968Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1967Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1965Racing? races? wins? podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1964Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Benny Parsons

1988 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
24th2559
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
27000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1987 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
16th3215
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
29030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1986 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
30th1555
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile

1986 IMSA Camel GTO

PositionPointsTeam
0Texas Enterprises
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile Calais

1985 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
29th1427
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1984 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
4th47
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1984 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
27th1870
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14122?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1983 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
29th1657
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16030?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Buick

1982 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
18th2892
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
23043?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac
Buick

1981 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
10th3452
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31360?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1980 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1980 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd4278
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31382?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet

1979 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1979 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
5th4256
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31261?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet

1978 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1978 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th4350
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
303122?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
OLdsmobile

1978 Daytona 500

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile

1977 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd4570
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
304173?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Oldsmobile

1977 Daytona 500

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile

1976 International Race Of Champions

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4110?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet Camaro

1976 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
3rd4304
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
302112?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1975 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
4th3820
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30173?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1974 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
5th1591.5DeWitt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30040?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Ford

1973 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
1st7173.8DeWitt Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
28170?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Mercury

1972 NASCAR Winston Cup

PositionPointsTeam
5th6844.15
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Mercury

1971 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
11th2611
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
35180?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mercury
Ford

1970 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
8th2993
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
45031?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1970 ARCA Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1001?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
69 Ford

1969 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
56th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1969 ARCA Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st2710
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1968 ARCA Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st2925
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1967 USAC Stock Car Series

PositionPointsTeam
0Odie Skeen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
50000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
1967 Ford

1965 ARCA Series

PositionPointsTeam
7th1625
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1964 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
120th130
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
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