Tom Cox’s Biography

Tom Cox was born on the 24th February 1936 in Asheboro, North Carolina.  He was a journeyman who raced in the NACSAR Sprint Cup Series in the 1962 and 1963 seasons.

In 1962 he made forty two starts, gaining three top five positions and 20 top tens, ranking 18th in the final point standings.  He had 12 DNF (did not finish).   In 1993 he made only two starts with two DNF, leaving him with a 51st rank in the final point standings.  The highlight of his career was in 1962 when he took the “Rookie of the Year” Award in the Daytona 500.  He started in 47th position and finished in 20th position, driving a 1960 Plymouth #60 owned by Ray Herlocker.



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