Ken Schrader

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Date of Birth May 29, 1955
Place of Birth Fenton, Missouri
Age 65 years old
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Ken Schrader

Kenneth Schrader is an American professional racing driver. He currently races on local dirt and asphalt tracks around the country while driving part-time in the ARCA Racing Series, as well as at Eldora Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series. He raced in the NASCAR Cup Series from 1984 until 2013. He is a first cousin once removed of fellow NASCAR driver Carl Edwards. He races in many racing divisions, and has been successful in any division he has stepped into. He owns a dirt late model and dirt open wheel modified car. Both of these cars, along with his Camping World Truck Series and ARCA series cars, are sponsored by Federated Auto Parts. He owns Federated Auto Parts Raceway in Pevely, Missouri, and is co-owner of Macon Speedway, near Macon, Illinois, along with Kenny Wallace, Tony Stewart, and local promoter Bob Sargent.

Nationality: American
Born: May 29, 1955, Fenton, Missouri
Debut season: 1981
Current team: Ken Schrader Racing
Car no.: 52
Starts: 83
Wins: 18
Poles: 22
Best finish: 15th in 2014
1984–2008, 2010–2013: NASCAR Cup Series
1982, 1983: USAC Silver Crown Series, USAC Sprint Car Series
1980, 1985, 2009: USAC Stock Car Rookie of the Year, NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year, National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame Sportsman Award

About Ken Schrader

American racecar driver who was named 1985 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year.

Before Fame

He made his NASCAR debut in 1984 in the Cup series, driving the #64 Ford normally driven by Elmo Langley.

Achievement

He won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the 1988 Talladega DieHard 500.

Family Life

He had two children, Dorothy and Sheldon, with his wife Ann.

Associations

He became co-owner of Macon Speedway with Tony Stewart and a few others.

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Latest information about Ken Schrader updated on January 25, 2021.

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