Earl Ross

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Earl Ross (September 4, 1941 – September 18, 2014) was a Canadian race car driver. He competed in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series from 1973 until 1976. He won the 15th Daytona 500 race in 1974. The same year, he became the NASCAR Rookie of the Year. He drove the Carling Red Cap #52.

Ross was born in Fortune, Prince Edward Island. He was raised in Ailsa Craig, Ontario.

Ross died on September 18, 2014 in North Middlesex, Ontario, aged 73.[1][2]

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  1. McDonald, Norris (September 18, 2014). "Canadian NASCAR pioneer Earl Ross dead at 73". Toronto Star. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  2. McDonald, Norris (September 18, 2014). "Earl Ross, only Canadian to win NASCAR 'Cup' race, dies". wheels.ca. Retrieved September 22, 2014.

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