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Ramo Stott (born April 6, 1934) is a retired American stock car driver from Keokuk, Iowa. He competed in NASCAR Winston Cup, USAC stock car, and ARCA. He was a 2011 inductee in the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame.[1]

Ramo Stott
Born (1934-04-06) April 6, 1934 (age 85)
Kahoka, Missouri, United States
Achievements1975 USAC Stock Car champion
1970 ARCA Series champion
1971 ARCA Series champion
1976 Daytona 500 pole winner
AwardsNational Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame (2011)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
35 races run over 10 years
Best finish2nd @ Talladega 500 (Aug 6, 1972)
First race1967 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
Last race1977 Firecracker 400 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 17 1
Statistics current as of April 20, 2013.

CareerEdit

 
Stott's 1970 to 1972 stock car used in ARCA, USAC, and NASCAR

ARCAEdit

Stott was the ARCA champion in 1970 and 1971.

USACEdit

Stott competed in USAC's stock car division, finishing second in 1973, 1976, and 1977, first in 1975, and third in 1974.[2]

NASCAREdit

Stott's greatest NASCAR accomplishment was starting from the pole for the 1976 Daytona 500. He was awarded the pole after the front-row starters, Darrell Waltrip and A. J. Foyt, were disqualified for illegal engines. He raced part-time in 35 starts between 1967 and 1977. His highest career finish was second at Talladega.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame". Retrieved March 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "USAC Stock Car Championship History", ultimateracinghistory.com, Retrieved September 7, 2007

External linksEdit

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Butch Hartman
USAC Stock Car champion
1975
Succeeded by
Butch Hartman
Preceded by
Benny Parsons
ARCA Series champion
1970-1971
Succeeded by
Ron Hutcherson