Ron Hornaday Sr.

Race Car Driver

Ron Hornaday Sr. was born in San Fernando, California, United States on January 13th, 1931 and is the Race Car Driver. At the age of 77, Ron Hornaday Sr. biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 13, 1931
United States
Place of Birth
San Fernando, California, United States
Death Date
Dec 21, 2008 (age 77)
Zodiac Sign
Racing Driver
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Ron Hornaday Sr. Life

Ron Hornaday Sr. (January 13, 1931 – December 21, 2008) was an American racer from San Fernando, California.

He was the father of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday Jr. and the grandfather of Ronnie Hornaday.

Hornaday was inducted in the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame in its first class in 2002.

He made 17 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series starts between 1955 and 1973; mainly on the West Coast.


Ron Hornaday Sr. Career

Racing career

He began racing at Saus Speedway and then Ascot Park, driving the No. 78. 97 Galpin Motors Ford. He was employed as the parts and service manager for Galpin Motors, and he was given incentives from his employer throughout his career. Hornaday got his first NASCAR Grand National National Championships start in 1955 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. He came in 14th in a 29-car category and earned $25. In 1956, he began racing in the Pacific Coast Late Model series (now the NASCAR Camping World West Series). He began winning races a few years ago, finishing second in the 1962 season championship behind Eddie Gray.

He won the season points championship in 1963 and then returned as champion in 1964. He had 13 victories in his Pacific Coast Late Model career.