June 3, 1940|
Rural Tennessee, United States
|Died||February 4, 1993
Bluff City, Tennessee
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career|
|59 races run over 11 years|
|Best finish||39th – 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season|
|First race||1978 Atlanta 500 (Atlanta International Raceway)|
|Last race||1988 AC Delco 500 (North Carolina Motor Speedway)|
Saylor did one-off events in the Winston Cup Series during the 1980s and early '90s, and also raced in ARCA and late model sportsman series.  His most infamous moment came in the 1981 Twin 125's, qualifying races for the Daytona 500, in which he spun off turn two and flipped, sliding down the backstretch on his roof for about 1,000 feet. He was uninjured in the crash, but did not qualify for the race. Earlier in that race, John Anderson had a crash at that same corner. He won a consolation race at Daytona in 1984.
In Winston Cup racing, he picked up his best finish in his debut race, in 1978—eighth .
Connie was married to Shirley Nowlin and had two children, Tracy and Tim Saylor. He started a mining and industrial tire and wheel business in Johnson city, Tennessee, in 1977, which is still in operation by his family.
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