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NASCAR 167 43 Benny Parsons NASCAR Hall of Fame credentials 29790998 Man of the people Man+of+the+people NASCAR

Benny Parsons was one of the most personable drivers of his era, and one that was popular among both fans and competitors. Parsons was not only a championship driver, but continued his career in the broadcast booth, bringing his love of NASCAR to a new legion of fans. Here are five reasons Benny Parsons could be a Hall of Famer:

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Parsons began his racing career in 1963 at Mt. Clemens Speedway. He went on to win a pair of ARCA championships before joining NASCAR in 1970. He won his first race the following season, and went on to win the 1973 NASCAR Cup championship.

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Parsons earned 21 career NASCAR Cup wins, which ranks him 29th on the all-time list.

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Parsons was a successful driver throughout his NASCAR career, netting more than $4.4 million in purses.

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Parsons (seen in later times with Ryan Newman) also was invited to compete in the International Race of Champions series in the late 1970s and early '80s. He won a race against the best in motorsports in that realm, as well.

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Parsons continued to gain accolades after his racing career. He joined ESPN as an analyst in 1989 and received a series of awards, including an Emmy, and continued his career on Performance Racing Network.

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