Marvin Panch started as a car owner on the West Coast. When his driver didn’t show up for a race, Panch took the wheel himself and started a career in which he won 17 races in 216 starts and finished in the top 10 over 58% of the time. He also is member of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers and the 1961 Daytona 500 winner.
The Bullet Points:
Country of Origin: Menomonie, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Retired In: 1966
Sprint Cup Wins: 17
Top Ten Finishes: 126
Top Ten Finishes (Season): Sprint Cup Series: 1957: 2nd 1962: 9th 1965: 5th
Should Marvin Panch be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put him in! - 60%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 0%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 20%