Buck Baker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 4, 1919

Death Date

Apr 14, 2002

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 14, 2002


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.