Buddy Shuman

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Buddy Shuman
Born (1915-09-08)September 8, 1915
Charlotte, North Carolina
Died November 13, 1955(1955-11-13) (aged 40)
Cause of death Hotel fire[1]
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
29 races run over 4 years
Best finish 6th – 1951
First race 1951 Greenville-Pickens Speedway Race (Greenville-Pickens Speedway)
Last race 1955 Southern States Fairgrounds Race (Charlotte)
First win 1952 Stamford Park Race (Niagara Falls)
Last win 1952 Stamford Park Race (Niagara Falls)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 16 0
Statistics current as of March 22, 2007.

Buddy Shuman (September 8, 1915 – November 13, 1955) was a stock car driver who competed in the NASCAR Grand National Series (now Sprint Cup Series). He raced between 1951 until 1955, achieving one victory, four top 5s, and 16 top 10s.[2] Shuman is best known for winning his one and only race in 1952 at Stamford Park in Niagara Falls, Ontario, the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held in Canada.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Louis Grier "Buddy" Shuman". Legends of NASCAR. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Buddy Shuman Career Statistics". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
National Stock Car Racing Association Champion
Succeeded by
Ed Samples
Preceded by
Ed Samples
National Stock Car Racing Association Champion
Succeeded by
Ed Samples