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Ned Jarrett

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 Ned Jarrett Biography

Ned was born in Newton, N.C. on October 12, 1932, one of four children. Jarrett was introduced to cars early in life, his father let him drive the family car to church on Sunday mornings when he was nine years old. Ned started working for his father in the Lumber business by the time he was 17, but racing was what he wanted.

Ned is the father of Glenn, who did some stock car racing but now covers cable television as a race broadcaster. His other son Dale, just earned his first NASCAR championship in 1999 and is currently battling Jeff Gordon and Ricky Rudd for the 2001 championship. Ned also has a daughter Patti, who before becoming a mom, also worked in racing. Patti is married to Jimmy Maker, crew chief for Bobby Labonte.

Ned drove in his first race in 1952 at Hickory, NC, driving a Sportsman Ford finished tenth. This did not go over well with his parents. His father told him he could work on cars but not drive them. Once Jarrett's driver was sick for one race and he ask Ned to fill in for him. Ned used the drivers name and came in second in that race. That worked out so smooth that Ned went and drove in a few more races under an assumed name, but was finally caught by his father. His father told him if he was going to drive to at least use his own name.

Jarrett came in second driving in the Sportsman series in 1956 and by 1959 he was looking to pursue a career in Grand National racing. He purchased a Junior Johnson Ford for $2,000. , which he waited until the bank closed to write the check then went out and ran two races , won them both and covered the cost of his car.In 1960 he won five races and took the championship over Rex White in 1961. He was among the top five drivers in 22 races and missed being among the top ten drivers only 12 times out of 46 races and had only one win.

In 1964, Jarrett joined team owner Bobby Long and with the support of Ford won 15 times but lost the championship to Richard Petty. Jarrett picked up his first superspeedway win at Atlanta.In 1965, Jarrett became a super star when he won 13 races and another Grand National championship. He placed among the top five in 42 of 54 races he ran. He also won the Southern 500 at Darlington, S.C.

In 1966 Jarrett was in the run for another championship when Ford announced that they were withdrawing from NASCAR. With that Jarrett decided that it was time to retire at the young age of 34. Jarrett left racing and spent time dealing in real estate and business ventures before coming back to racing as a broadcaster.

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Ned Jarrett Biography

Ned was born in Newton, N.C. on October 12, 1932, one of four children. Jarrett was introduced to cars early in life, his father let him drive the family car to church on Sunday mornings when he was nine years old. Ned started working for his father in the Lumber business by the time he was 17, but racing was what he wanted.

Ned is the father of Glenn, who did some stock car racing but now covers cable television as a race broadcaster. His other son Dale, just earned his first NASCAR championship in 1999 and is currently battling Jeff Gordon and Ricky Rudd for the 2001 championship. Ned also has a daughter Patti, who before becoming a mom, also worked in racing. Patti is married to Jimmy Maker, crew chief for Bobby Labonte.

Ned drove in his first race in 1952 at Hickory, NC, driving a Sportsman Ford finished tenth. This did not go over well with his parents. His father told him he could work on cars but not drive them. Once Jarrett's driver was sick for one race and he ask Ned to fill in for him. Ned used the drivers name and came in second in that race. That worked out so smooth that Ned went and drove in a few more races under an assumed name, but was finally caught by his father. His father told him if he was going to drive to at least use his own name.

Jarrett came in second driving in the Sportsman series in 1956 and by 1959 he was looking to pursue a career in Grand National racing. He purchased a Junior Johnson Ford for $2,000. , which he waited until the bank closed to write the check then went out and ran two races , won them both and covered the cost of his car.In 1960 he won five races and took the championship over Rex White in 1961. He was among the top five drivers in 22 races and missed being among the top ten drivers only 12 times out of 46 races and had only one win.

In 1964, Jarrett joined team owner Bobby Long and with the support of Ford won 15 times but lost the championship to Richard Petty. Jarrett picked up his first superspeedway win at Atlanta.In 1965, Jarrett became a super star when he won 13 races and another Grand National championship. He placed among the top five in 42 of 54 races he ran. He also won the Southern 500 at Darlington, S.C.

In 1966 Jarrett was in the run for another championship when Ford announced that they were withdrawing from NASCAR. With that Jarrett decided that it was time to retire at the young age of 34. Jarrett left racing and spent time dealing in real estate and business ventures before coming back to racing as a broadcaster.

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  • How to book Ned Jarrett?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ned Jarrett for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ned Jarrett, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ned Jarrett or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ned Jarrett?

    Booking fees for Ned Jarrett, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ned Jarrett, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ned Jarrett?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ned Jarrett for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ned Jarrett for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ned Jarrett or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ned Jarrett or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ned Jarrett is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ned Jarrett for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ned Jarrett generally travels from Hickory, NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Darrell Waltrip, Danny Wuerffel, Pat Williams, Gene Stallings and Jim Morris. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ned Jarrett for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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