Walter Ballard (born January 12, 1933) is a former NASCAR Winston Cup driver from Houston, Texas.
He made a single Grand National start in 1966 and did not return to the series until 1971 when he ran a nearly full season in a car owned by his father Vic capturing 11 top tens on his way to Rookie of the Year honors and a tenth place finish in points. The next season was even better, capturing 7 top tens to a 6th place finish in points. He continued full-time with the team until 1975. He then participated part-time in the 1976 and 1977 seasons and then retired from NASCAR. His best Cup finish was a 3rd at Meyer Speedway in Houston Speedway in 1971. In 1979 Ballard started an automotive repair business with his sons Daniel, Stoney and Clint.
In November 2005 he retired and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Katie.
- ^ "Walter Ballard Named Top NASCAR Rookie". Lakeland Ledger. October 21, 1971. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
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He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Barney Lester Faulk of Newport News, VA, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Walter Ballard Olstad of Yorktown,VA. Daniel is a graduate of South Aiken High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical ...
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Rebecca Ellen Reed and Daniel Martin Faulk were married on Saturday, September 6, 2014, at six o'clock in the evening at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greenville, SC. The Reverend Ludwig Lee Weaver officiated the ceremony. A reception followed ...
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Four arrests were made following the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Roanoke's mill village on Thursday of last week. According to Randolph County Narcotics Unit, officers served the search warrant at 508 Randolph St., the residence of ...
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All but 13 of those starts were with the Negre driving. He also employed Earnhardt, D.K. Ulrich, Joe Frasson, Walter Ballard and Buddy Arrington, among others, as his drivers. In the 1975 World 600, Negre fielded two cars, the No. 8 for Earnhardt and ...
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This week the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is holding their Champions Week in Las Vegas. Champions Week is a celebration of the completion of the recent season, which was completed at the Homestead-Miami Speedway a few weeks ago. In that race ...
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Shari Ballard, who has been with the company since 1993 and currently serves as Best Buy's chief human resources officer, will serve as Score's replacement. According to Best Buy spokesperson Amy Von Walter, Ballard will take a dual role overseeing ...
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A retired Gaston County Police sergeant and landlord charged with using a video camera to secretly record a female tenant in Belmont has been ordered to seek therapy. Mickey Edwin Cook, 64, of 603 North St., was charged with misdemeanor secret ...
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For Walter Ballard, "An old friend of mine was captured and died in a North Korean prison camp." 60 years ago, many people died, so that this ceremony could be held today. One of those people was Henry Schenk. A woman named Kimberly Paller found ...
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