Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ricky Craven Born in Newburgh, Maine - May 24, 1966

May 24, 1966
Ricky Craven
(Photo; espnmediazone.com)
Born in Newburgh, Maine, USA.
He is an ESPN broadcaster who works as a NASCAR analyst for the network. Prior to his ESPN duties, he was a NASCAR driver who won in four different series, the K&N Pro Series and the three national series. He occasionally served as a pit reporter when NASCAR aired on TBS in the mid-1990s. Craven is perhaps most well known for winning the 2003 Carolina Dodge Dealers 400, beating Kurt Busch in the closest finish in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history.

His achievements and awards include; 1991 Busch North Series Championship, 1981 Unity Raceway Rookie of the Year, 1990 Busch North Series Rookie of the Year, 1990, 1991 Busch North Series Most Popular Driver, 1992 Busch Series Rookie of the Year and the 1995 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year.

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