Earle Canavan

Race car driver, Athlete

1937 –


Who is Earle Canavan?

Earle Samuel Canavan is an American racing driver from Fort Johnson, New York.

Canavan participated in NASCAR Winston Cup part-time from 1969 to 1986. His best points result came in 1975 when he drove in 12 of the 30 races and finished 32nd in points. Canavan was an owner-driver, fielding his own car.

He also attempted to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 in 1979 but failed to make the race. He filed another entry for the race in 1981 but it was declined due to his lack of experience in open-wheel cars.

Canavan has been married to Elizabeth, since 1965. They have three daughters: Tracy Wager, Heather Gilbert and April Simmons.

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Dec 5, 1937
United States of America
Also known as
  • Earle Samuel Canavan
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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