13. Marvin Panch


Marvin Panch started as a car owner on the West Coast.  When his driver didn’t show up for a race, Panch took the wheel himself and started a career in which he won 17 races in 216 starts and finished in the top 10 over 58% of the time.  He also is member of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers and the 1961 Daytona 500 winner.





The Bullet Points:

Country of Origin:
Menomonie, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Retired In:
1966

Sprint Cup Wins:
17

Poles:
21

Top Ten Finishes:
126

Top Ten Finishes (Season):
Sprint Cup Series:
1957: 2nd
1962: 9th
1965: 5th

Should Marvin Panch be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 33.3%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 0%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 33.3%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 33.3%