John Hines (NASCAR owner)

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John Hines
Nationality  United States
Occupation NASCAR car owner
Known for Employing Fireball Roberts in a series of NASCAR Cup Series races

John Hines was a NASCAR Grand National Series race car owner.

Career[edit]

He was responsible for employing Fireball Roberts for nine races in the 1960 NASCAR Grand National Series season.[1][2] Hines was also responsible for two of Fireball's wins in addition to two finishes in the "top five" and three finishes in the "top ten.[1]" Out of 1338 laps, Hines helps Roberts to lead in 578 of them.[1] While only finishing an average of 23rd place after starting an average of first place, Hines would make $19,985 ($161,790.83 when adjusted for inflation) by employing Fireball Roberts to his ride.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "John Hines information". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2011-07-11. 
  2. ^ "John Hines information (second reference)". Skirts and Cuffs. Retrieved 2011-07-24.