Ned Jarrett

usa United States
Full Name
Ned Miller Jarrett
Newton, NC
Date of Birth
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Ned Jarrett is a retired race car driver and two-time NASCAR Grand National Series champion. He was best known for his calm demeanor and he became known as “Gentleman Ned Jarrett”. He is the father of former drivers Glenn Jarrett and Dale Jarrett.

Career Highlights

  • 1961, 1965 Series Champion
  • 1965 Southern 500 Winner

Other Accomplishments

  • 1957, 1958 Sportsman Division Champion
  • 1998 Named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers
  • 1964, 1965, 1982, 1983 Myers Brothers Memorial Award winner
  • 1972 National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame
  • 1990 North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1991 International Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1992 Oceanside Rotary Club Stock Car Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1992 National Auto Racing Hall of Fame inductee (United States)
  • 1992 American Auto Race Writers & Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1993 Jacksonville, Florida Speedway Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1997 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductee
  • 1997 Talladega Walk of Fame inductee
  • 2001 Hickory Metro Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee
Ned Jarrett News


  • Son – Dale Jarrett
  • Son – Glenn Jarrett

Cup Series

SeasonTeamStartPoleWinTop-5Top-10DNFLaps CompLead Lap FinLaps LedRaces LedDNQWD
1953No Team Data200001800000
1954No Team Data20000127300000
1955No Team Data30000240300000
1956No Team Data20000124400000
1957No Team Data100001700000
1959No Team Data1702478292942200
1960No Team Data4055202612739983821100
1961No Team Data464123341198136606900
1962No Team Data52461935141129688661100
1963No Team Data5348323911118451618971800
1964No Team Data60915404523133251933043000
1965No Team Data5491342459135272322442900
1966No Team Data2100581345842167300