Vic Parsons

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Vic Parsons
Born (1939-11-29) November 29, 1939 (age 77)
Ontario Willowdale, Ontario, Canada
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
19 races run over 2 years
Best finish 30th - 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season
First race 1972 Wilkes 400 (North Wilkesboro Speedway
Last race 1973 Delaware 500 (Dover Downs International Speedway)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 7 0

Vic Parsons (born on November 29, 1939) is a retired NASCAR driver from Willowdale, Ontario, Canada (a suburb of Toronto).[1] He competed in nineteen Winston Cup Series events in his career with seven top-tens.[1]

Cup career[edit]

Parsons made his debut in 1972, making the show at North Wilkesboro Speedway with a 19th place qualifying effort.[1] Parsons then survived the tough short track and ended up with a top-10 in his first career race-9th.[1]

Parsons stepped it up to eighteen races in 1973, when he finished 30th in the points standings.[1] Driving for car owner, George Seifer, Parsons recorded an unprecedented six top-tens.[1] That included a career best 7th place in the July race at Daytona.[1] The other top-tens were a trio of ninths and a duo of tenths.[1] However, the news was not all good for Parsons.[1] Even with six top-tens, Parsons' team struggled to finish races.[1] In fact, in eighteen starts, Parsons' team only finished seven of them.[1] This would lead to Parsons not being re-hired for the 1974 season and his permanent departure from the NASCAR scene.

See also[edit]

List of Canadians in NASCAR


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Vic Parsons' NASCAR career information". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2011-01-21.