L. D. Austin

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L. D. Austin
Born (1918-09-17)September 17, 1918
Greenville, North Carolina
Died August 25, 1971(1971-08-25) (aged 52)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
169 races run over 6 years
Best finish 6th (1958)
First race 1957 Race 4 (Daytona Beach)
Last race 1962 Race 1 (Concord)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 54 0

L.D. Austin (September 17, 1918 – August 25, 1971) is a former NASCAR Grand National (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) driver. He raced in the 1959 Daytona 500 and the 1960 Daytona 500. He also finished in the top ten in the Grand National Standings from 1957–1959.[1] He never earned a pole position, but did make a front row start.[2] He is also one of the drivers with the most starts without a win.[3]


  1. ^ "L.D. Austin Career Statistics". Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  2. ^ "Special Features - NASCAR Comes to Stateline Speedway". Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2016-02-16.
  3. ^ Sommer, Sheldon (2013-02-15). "Most Career Starts Without a Victory - Sprint Cup". Racing Points Index. Retrieved 2016-02-16.

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