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Former NASCAR driver nicknamed “Leadfoot” who won nineteen races during his career. He later became a broadcaster for SiriusXM and was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.
He made his NASCAR debut in 1959.
His victory at the 1980 Daytona 500 became the fastest run in the race’s storied history.
How did Buddy Baker die?
Buddy Baker's death was caused by Lung Cancer.
Buddy Baker, noted for a 34-year career in NASCAR’s top series that produced 19 victories, including the 1980 Daytona 500, died Monday morning from lung cancer. He was 74.
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Profession||Race Car Driver|
|Birthday||January 25, 1941|
|Death date||August 10, 2015|
|Place of death||Lake Norman of Catawba, North Carolina, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|