Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tim Flock ~ A Biography

Tim Flock on Findagrave

Birth: May 11, 1924
Fort Payne
DeKalb County
Alabama, USA

Death: Mar. 31, 1998
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA

Auto Race Car Driver. Stock-Car Racer and NASCAR'S Grand National Circuit Series Champion in 1952 and 1955. In 1955 he won a record 18 pole positions and 18 victories which was thought by some to be unbeatable. His record stood until 1967 when Richard Petty achieved 27 victories. He and his brothers Bob and Fonty raced together and were known as "The Fabulous Flock Brothers". For a time he raced with a monkey named Jocko Flocko in the passenger side of his car. In 1998 he was honored by NASCAR as one of their 50 greatest drivers. 

(bio by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson) 

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