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Name: Benny Parsons  
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Date of Birth: 12th July 1941
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Profession: Actor
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Benny Parsons (born July 12, 1941 in Detroit) was an American motorsports driver in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now known as the Nextel Cup Series.

In his 25-year career, Parsons won a total of 21 races, including the 1975 Daytona 500 stock car race. In 1973, he won the Winston Cup Championship. He is nicknamed The Professor in part because of his popular remarks and relaxed demeanor.

Parsons was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1994.

After retiring from racing in 1988, Parsons became a broadcaster – first on ESPN, and then with NBC and TNT in 2001.

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