Lou Figaro Photo

Lou Figaro

Born: Oct 12, 1920

Death: Oct 25, 1954

Birthplace: Inglewood

Nationality: United States

Lou Figaro

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1920
Date of Death : Oct 25, 1954
Birth Place : Inglewood

Louis A. Figaro was an American racecar driver. Figaro competed in 16 NASCAR Cup Series races from 1951 to 1954; picking up one victory in the 1951 event at Carrell Speedway in Gardena, California. He was killed in an accident during the 1954 Wilkes 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway on October 24, 1954, when his vehicle smashed through the guardrail and overturned with three laps left. He died in the hospital the following day. In 2002, Figaro was inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. His granddaughter, Tracy Figaro-Davis, accepted.

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