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Helmet of Cotton Owens

Flag of U.S.A. Cotton Owens

nationality American born May 21, 1924 hometown Union, South Carolina died June 7, 2012 place of death Spartanburg, South Carolina

Racing highlights

19592ndNASCAR Grand National

Racing career summary

Races entered162
Wins9
Podiums35
Pole positions10
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage5.6%
Podium percentage21.6%

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.

1964Racing2 races1 win2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1963Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1962Racing16 races0 wins4 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1961Racing17 races4 wins8 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1960Racing14 races1 win5 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1959Racing37 races1 win7 podiums2 pole position? fastest race laps
1958Racing30 races1 win7 podiums2 pole position0 fastest race laps
1957Racing17 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions? fastest race laps
1956Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1955Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1954Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1953Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1952Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1951Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1950Racing3 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1948Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Cotton Owens

1964 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
80th980
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2120?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

1963 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
114th288
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge

1962 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
30th4984
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
16041?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1961 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
22nd8032
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17482?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac

1960 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
39th3050
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
14152?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac
Ford

1959 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
2nd9962
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
37172?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac
Ford
T-Bird
Chevrolet

1958 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
17th3716
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
29172?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac
Dodge

1958 NASCAR Convertible Series

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1957 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
14th4200
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
17121?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac
Ford

1956 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
52nd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
8000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Pontiac

1955 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
29th1248
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1954 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
84th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Hudson

1953 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
76th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1952 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
65th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Ford

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
42nd312.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
5000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth
Studebaker

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
13th500
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth
Ford

1948 NASCAR National Modified

PositionPointsTeam
29th218.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
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