Gober Sosebee

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Gober Sosebee
Born October 15, 1915
Dawsonville, Georgia
Cause of death Unknown
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
71 race(s) run over 9 year(s)
Best finish 14th - 1953 Grand National Series season
First race 1949 race (Daytona Beach Road Course)
Last race 1959 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
First win 1952 Hayloft Speedway race (Augusta, Georgia)
Last win 1954 Central City Speedway race (Macon, Georgia)
Wins Top tens Poles
2 33 4

Gober Sosebee (October 15, 1915 - November 11, 1996 ) was an American racecar driver. He won on the Daytona Beach Road Course in 1949, 1950 and 1951.[1][2] He was born in Dawson County, Georgia, and began his career in 1940 at Atlanta's Lakewood Speedway.[1]

Sosebee also won 2 Grand national (now Sprint Cup Series) races, one in 1952 and another in 1954. He also had 4 pole positions (including his first NASCAR race at Daytona Beach) and 33 top 10 finishes during his Cup career, and also ran five races in the NASCAR Convertible Division.[3]

His son, David Sosebee, was also a NASCAR driver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Home page". Sosebee Racing. Retrieved 2008-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Drivers: Gober Sosebee". LegendsofNascar.com. Retrieved 2008-02-08. 
  3. ^ Career stats; Racing Reference; Retrieved May 1, 2008