Dunaway with #55 Outlaw Mini Sprint
October 7, 1933|
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
|Died||September 3, 2012
Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia, North Carolina
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career|
|1 race run over 1 year|
|Best finish||123rd - 1966|
|First race||1966 Peach Blossom 500 (Rockingham)|
Harold Glenn Dunaway (October 7, 1933 – September 3, 2012) was an American stock car and sprint car driver. He made one start in the NASCAR Grand National Division, now known as the Sprint Cup Series.
Early and personal life
A native of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, he was the son of racer Glenn Dunaway. Dunaway fought in the Korean War, serving in the United States Air Force. He was a certified private pilot and scuba diver. He was married, to Frances, and had two children.
Dunaway was known as a North Carolina dirt track racer; he competed in NASCAR's Grand National Division, now the Sprint Cup Series, in a single race in 1966 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, driving a Plymouth and finishing 40th in a field of 44 cars. He later moved to sprint car racing, becoming a Dixie Outlaw Sprint Car Series competitor. He also competed several times in the Permatex 300, a Late Model Sportsman Division race that was run at Daytona International Speedway as a support race to the Daytona 500.
|Feb 26 1966||Daytona International Speedway||NASCAR Modified||N/A||4||62||1963 Ford Sportsman|
|Mar 13 1966||North Carolina Motor Speedway||NASCAR Grand National||36||40||86||1965 Plymouth|
|Jul 4 1968||Daytona International Speedway||NASCAR Grand American||N/A||14||22||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Jul 20 1968||Bristol Motor Speedway||NASCAR Grand American||N/A||4||N/A||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Jul 24 1968||Peach State Speedway||NASCAR Grand American||N/A||4||N/A||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Aug 3 1968||Atlanta Motor Speedway||NASCAR Grand American||8||14||22||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Aug 10 1968||Smoky Mountain Raceway||NASCAR Grand American||N/A||4||N/A||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Aug 31 1968||Darlington Raceway||NASCAR Grand American||3||4||22||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Sep 14 1968||Augusta Speedway||NASCAR Grand American||N/A||6||N/A||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
|Sep 28 1968||North Wilkesboro Speedway||NASCAR Grand American||N/A||3||N/A||1968 Chevrolet Camaro|
- "Obituary: Harold Dunaway". The Gaston Gazette. Gastonia, NC. September 5, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
- Dutton, Monte (September 8, 2012). "NOTEBOOK: The wire keeps right on crackling". The Gaston Gazette. Gastonia, NC. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
- "Harold Dunnaway - NASCAR Sprint Cup Results". Racing-Reference. USA Today Sports Media Group. Retrieved 2012-09-09.
- Harold Dunaway driver statistics at Racing-Reference