JockBio Vital Stats
  • NASCAR Driver • #97  
  • Height: 5' 11"
• Weight: 150 • Born: 8/4/78
  • Kurt’s 2004 championship was the closest in the history of NASCAR.
  • Kurt led all but one of the ’04 season’s last 10 events at one time or another, and finished in the Top 10 nine times.
  • Kurt's 2004 title was the second straight for Ford. The last time Ford won two straight NASCAR championships was in 1968-69, when David Pearson was the top driver twice in a row.
  • Kurt won $5.2 million as NASCAR’s 2004 champion.
  • Kurt hasn’t made many friends in NASCAR. In a 2006 poll by GQ Magazine, he finished behind Barry Bonds and Terrell Owens as the third least-liked athlete.
  • After Kurt won in 2006 at Bristol, he got out of his car and made pretend snow angels on the infield. It had snowed at the track a few days earlier.
  • When Kurt’s engine blew in Atlanta and Jimmie Johnson won the race, NASCAR conspiracy theorists claimed it was the organization’s way of tightening up the season-ending Nextel Chase.
  • Kurt once drew the ire of the fans when he described Jimmy Spencer as a “loveable loser.”
  • Kurt graduated from high school with a 3.6 GPA.

 


 

 

 


David Pearson, 1991 Maxx

 


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