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October 12, 1920|
|Died||October 25, 1954
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
|Cause of death||Accident|
|Achievements||1953 WAR Championship (late models)|
|Awards||Inducted in West Coast Stock Car Racing Hall Of Fame (posthumous, 2002)|
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career|
|16 race(s) run over 2 year(s)|
|Best finish||22nd - 1951 (Grand National)|
|First race||1951 untitled race (Arizona State Fairgrounds)|
|Last race||1954 Wilkes 160 (North Wilkesboro Speedway)|
|First win||1951 untitled race (Carrell Speedway)|
Figaro competed in 16 NASCAR Cup Series races from 1951 to 1954; picking up one victory in the 1951 event at Carrell Speedway in Gardena, California. He was killed in an accident during the 1954 Wilkes 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway on October 24, 1954, when his vehicle smashed through the guardrail and overturned with three laps left. He died in the hospital the following day.
In 2002, Figaro was inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. His granddaughter, Tracy Figaro-Davis, accepted.
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