digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Freddy Fryar
FreddyFryar1967Permatech300.jpg
Freddy Fryar in the 1967 Permatech 300
Born (1936-02-15) February 15, 1936 (age 79)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Achievements 1979, 1981 Snowball Derby winner
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
6 races run over 5 years
Best finish 68th (1970)
First race 1956 Race No. 45 (Montgomery)
Last race 1971 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0

Freddy "The Beaumont Flyer" Fryar (born February 15, 1936 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a retired NASCAR American stock car racing driver. He competed in the NASCAR Grand National and Winston Cup Series between 1956 to 1971 (although they were five non-consecutive years).[1]

Career summary[edit]

Fryar participated in 772 laps of racing; equivalent to 1,371.1 miles (2,206.6 km) of racing.[1] His average start position was 27th while his average finish position was 21st. Total career earnings for Freddy Fryar were $5,310 ($32,246.76 when adjusted for inflation).[1]

He was also a regular participant of the Snowball Derby, winning the event in 1979[2] and 1981.[3] During the 1980s, Fryar was seen frequently racing at various races taking place at the Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Alabama.[4] Fryar's sponsor was Buster Davis throughout his career. Most of Fryar's races were during the 1970s (three races) as opposed to the 1960s (one race) and the 1950s (two races).

References[edit]

Achievements
Preceded by
Gary Balough
Snowball Derby Winner
1981
Succeeded by
Gene Morgan
Preceded by
Dave Mader III
Snowball Derby Winner
1979
Succeeded by
Gary Balough

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freddy_Fryar — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
60 videos foundNext > 

Freddy Fryar

Freddy Fryar.

1969 Southern 300

8mm footage from practice for the 1969 Southern 300 at the Nashville Fairgrounds followed by footage from the race itself. Among the cars featured in practice are L.D. Ottinger in the #2, Bill...

MidWestDirtLegendsPART2nocommercials

Grassroots Racing Show with Midwest Dirt Legends Part 2. Kevin Prinske interviews legends in the sport: Ramo Stott, Ferris Collier and Freddy Fryar.

Raceweek Illustrated Garage Talk Ep 13 13 6 3 13 Pt 2

The June 3, 2013 episode of Raceweek Illustrated Garage Talk features coverage from of weekly dirt track action from Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, GA, the announcement ceremony of the Class...

Mines of Madness D&D Podcast - Episode 2

Greg Bilsland as the Dungeon Master Scott Kurtz as Drake Shieldheart Kris Straub as Cuffs Stepto as Fryar Collar Molly Lewis as Barbie Mines of Madness Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?li...

CC Speedway Late Model Qualifying - Jeff Minor

CC Speedway Late Model Qualifying run for Jeff Minor 5-18-2013 Qualifying Results: 1 47 Jared Fryar 13.469 2 41 Chris Davidson 13.567 3 96 Greg Davidson 13.876 4 1...

Samuel Torres at the Zinc Bar

Samuel Torres at The Zinc Bar 12/13/11.

Zac Brown Band - Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen Cover) Amazing

Från kommande Album. TBA. Släpps 2015. Bandet kommer från, Dahlonega, Georgia, U.S.A. Dom spelar, Country, Country Rock, Southern Rock, Folk, Jam-band. Bandet startades 2002, Medlemmar....

Timbalero

Freddie Miranda Jr featured with Gen Ogimi's Sabor 6 at Instituto Cervantes, Tokyo, Japan. June 18th, 2011.

Hobby Cars at Nashville Thanks to Paddlefoot Wales

Hobby Cars at Birmingham.

60 videos foundNext > 

27 news items

 
SB Nation
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:05:29 -0800

One certainty about most levels of motorsports is that family plays a large part when it comes to tradition. Freddy Fryar, known to many as "The Beaumont Flyer" for his accomplishments mostly throughout the 1970's around the Texas region, won the 1979 ...
 
Cassville Democrat
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:05:13 -0800

Hall of fame inductee Cassville resident Freddy Fryar served as an instructor for Richard Petty's driving school for several years. Fryar, who is pictured above with students from one of his classes, will be inducted into the Alabama Auto Racing ...
 
The Chattanoogan
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:52:28 -0800

Freddy Fryar, who was an early car racer at Chattanooga along with his brothers, Harold and Billy, has been inducted into the Alabama Racing Hall of Fame. Fryar was born in 1936 and was known as "The Beaumont Flyer." Larry Rose of Rossville remembers ...

Access North Georgia

Access North Georgia
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:56:15 -0800

Georgia Racing Hall of Famers Pete Hamilton, Ronnie Sanders, Jody Ridley and Freddy Fryar are on that list, along with NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip, Donnie Allison, Gary Balough, Butch Lindley, Rich Bickle and Kyle Busch are just a few of the ...

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:56:15 -0700

Another well-known racer interviewed was Freddy Fryar of the famous Fryar racing family. "The Beaumont Flyer," as he was known, and his brother, Harold, became familiar racing figures in the Southeast. Freddy Fryar later became an instructor at the ...
 
Access North Georgia
Tue, 28 May 2013 07:06:05 -0700

Freddy Fryar – Chattanooga, Tenn. - Won 826 feature events. Began racing in the early 1950s, following his brother Harold's footsteps, at the age of 14. First raced at Fort Oglethorpe Speedway in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. Competed in Modifieds on the beach ...

RacinToday.com

RacinToday.com
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:07:30 -0800

Minter will be honored as the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Driver of the Year at the 2013 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame induction banquet, the same night that Charles Barrett, Frank Christian, Huston Platt, Hank Blalock and Freddy Fryar will be inducted ...
 
Access North Georgia
Wed, 15 May 2013 13:08:57 -0700

They are Dick Anderson of Chamblee, Charles Barrett of Cleveland, Hank Blalock of Decatur, Dick Brannan of Dawsonville, Charlie Burkhalter of Athens, Frank Christian of Dahlonega, Tommie Clinard of Macon, Freddy Fryar of Chattanooga, Tenn., Bobby ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight