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Buck Baker's Death

Born (Birthday) March 4, 1919

Death Date April 14, 2002

Age of Death 83 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Race Car Driver

The race car driver Buck Baker died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

NASCAR Champion took part in its inaugural races, and finished among the all-time leaders in career starts and wins.

His son Buddy Baker was also a great NASCAR driver, winning the 1980 Daytona 500 with a record time.



When I saw all those other drivers, I realized that they wanted to win that money just as much as I did. But I didn’t have to worry. A tire came off my car and I was lucky I got it off the track.


Those youngsters go out there and set a record and clinch the pole position. But what do you do if you wreck your car. That record doesn’t spend too well.