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Lou Blaney

Lou Blaney

American racing driver
Lou Blaney
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Intro American racing driver
Was Driver
From United States of America
Gender male
Birth 4 January 1940
Death 25 January 2009 (aged 69 years)
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Biography

Lou Blaney (January 4, 1940 – January 25, 2009) was an American racecar driver who raced modifieds and sprint cars. He was also the operator and part-owner of Sharon Speedway.

Early life

Blaney was born in Hartford, Ohio, where his dad worked at a sawmill

Racing career

He won 600 races in 47 years of racing, and is a member of the DIRT Motorsports and Pittsburgh Circle Track Club Halls of Fame.

Personal

He had 2 sons, both of whom race. Dave Blaney is a World of Outlaws champion and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver, while Dale Blaney is a sprint car driver. Dale also was a college basketball player and was drafted by the Lakers, but decided not to pursue an NBA career so that he could focus on racing.

Legacy

Lou Blaney Memorial Race runs at Sharon Speedway every year.

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