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Skip Manning (born April 23, 1945) is a former NASCAR driver from Bogalusa, Louisiana.[1] He competed in seventy-nine Winston Cup events in his career, spanning from 1975 to 1979.[2] Manning won the rookie-of-the-year award in 1976.[3] He had sixteen top-ten finishes during his career,[2] with his best finish a 3rd at the Talladega Superspeedway in 1977.[citation needed]

Skip Manning
Born (1945-04-23) April 23, 1945 (age 74)
Bogalusa, Louisiana, U.S.
Awards1976 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
79 races run over 5 years
Best finish14th (1977)
First race1975 Atlanta 500 (Atlanta)
Last race1979 World 600 (Charlotte)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 16 0
Statistics current as of November 24, 2012.

Manning retired from NASCAR racing and went back to Bogalusa, Louisiana, with his wife Gloria Manning. He then went on to race all over the southeast in stock cars and super modifieds, breaking records and winning races.[citation needed]

Year Starts Wins Top Fives Top Tens Poles Rank
1979 2 0 0 0 0 90th
Totals 79 0 2 16 0 -


  1. ^ "Manning Selling Out; Seeks Ride". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. 1978-07-21. Retrieved 2010-09-28.
  2. ^ a b "Skip Manning". NASCAR. Retrieved 2010-09-28.
  3. ^ "Manning Swift". Reading Eagle. Associated Press. 1977-03-06. Retrieved 2010-09-28.

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