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Bob Cooper (born November 13, 1935) is a retired driver that raced in the Grand National Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) from 1962 to 1969.[1]

Bob Cooper
Born (1935-11-13) November 13, 1935 (age 83)
Gastonia, North Carolina
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
64 races run over 8 years
Best finish37th - 1963 Grand National season
First race1962 untitled race (Asheville-Weaverville Speedway)
Last race1969 National 500 (Charlotte Motor Speedway)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 9 0


Cooper has raced 64 races over the course of eight years resulting in nine finishes in the top ten.[1] He has also done 8,982 laps earning $17,495 in the process ($119,528 when considering inflation).[1] Average finishes for this driver's career is 21st while his average career start is in 23rd place.[1]

Dirt track racing was Bob Cooper's greatest strength, with his average finishes on tracks of that kind being 14th place. However, Cooper would find his weakness on tri-oval intermediate tracks with a finish of 34th place being typical.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Bob Cooper's NASCAR career information". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2010-11-27.
  2. ^ "Bob Cooper's NASCAR career information". Driver Averages. Archived from the original on 2013-05-20. Retrieved 2012-12-02.