“The Bandit” is one of NASCAR’s most recognizable drivers, winning eighteen races; including being the oldest driver to ever win a NASCAR event when he captured the checkered flag in Michigan at the age of 52. Although Gant never won a points title, he did finish in the top five six times, including second in 1984. He was also the 1985 IROC Champion.
The Bullet Points:
Country of Origin: Taylorsville, North Carolina, U.S.A.
Retired In: 1994
Sprint Cup Wins: 18
Top Ten Finishes: 208
Top Ten Finishes (Season): Sprint Cup Series: 1981: 3rd 1982: 4th 1983: 7th 1984: 2nd 1985: 3rd 1989: 7th 1991: 4th 1992: 4th
Should Harry Gant be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put him in! - 95%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 1.7%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 1.7%