Biography - A Short Wiki
Check out the time and place of AJ Foyt's birth and a lot of more information!
Although AJ Foyt is already a retired auto racing driver, his fame still remains to date. AJ starred in different genres of motorsports and has recorded over 150 victories. His open-wheel racing includes; sprint cars, midget cars, and the United States of Automobile Club Champ. He also raced stock cars in USAC and NASCAR. He is named the only driver to win the Daytona 500, Indianapolis 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 24 Hours of Daytona.
Read about AJ Foyt's career and accomplishments in the following section.
Foyt began his racing career in 1953 when he was 18 years old. His first car was owned and maintained by his father. He started his USAC career using a Midget car and participated in the 1956 Night before the 500. The event was held in Anderson, Indiana. He celebrated his first midget car win at a 100 lap event that was held in Kansas City in 1957. He was 7th in the season point standings. He continued winning in many other midget car races until it became his lifestyle.
Family and Personal Life
Below is a short description of AJ Foyt's family situation. Check it out!
Although AJ has been in public for many years, he has managed to maintain a secretive personal life, especially when it comes to his wife and kids. However, it is clear that he has been married to Lucy Zarr and has an adoptive son named Larry Foyt and has two grandsons, one named after him (A.J Foyt IV) and the other named John Andretti.
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Lucy Zarr|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Larry Foyt)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Anthony Joseph Foyt|
|Age (as of today)||87 years|
|Date of Birth||January 16, 1935|
|Place of Birth||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Height||1.7 m, 5 feet 7 inches|
|Weight||72 kg, 158.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$40 million|
|Occupation||Retired Race Car Driver|
Height, Weight, and Age
AJ Foyt's height is pretty average measuring 1.7 m. AJ Foyt weighs 72 kg. Being born on January 16, 1935, translates to an age of 87 years as of todays date (June 26, 2022).