Steve Kinser
Steve Kinser
Category: Open Wheel
CLASS OF: 2017
BORN: June 3, 1954

Sprint Cars (1978-2016)
Titles: 20 World of Outlaws, 12 Knoxville Nationals
Victories: 876 Sprint Car, 577 Outlaws features, seven Kings Royal

Other Motorsports Series:
IROC: won 1994 event at Talladega Superspeedway
NASCAR starts: 1995 DAYTONA 500
NTT IndyCar starts: 1997 Indianapolis 500


The “King of the Outlaws” is one of the most successful Sprint Car drivers in the history of the discipline. His legacy includes 577 World of Outlaw feature wins, 20 Outlaw championships, seven Kings Royal wins and 12 Knoxville Nationals championships. He was also versatile, having competed in both the 1995 Daytona 500 and 1997 Indianapolis 500. He was a frequent competitor in the old International Race of Champions Stock Car series. He won the 1994 IROC race at Talladega. Through five decades, Kinser has accumulated 876 Sprint Car features victories and is considered an idol among many in the sport across several disciplines.

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