GRADY TURNER

Name:
Grady Turner

Job Title:
Crew Member, Gopher, Flunky, Bodyguard, and Cook

Time Period:
1977-1983

Race Weekend Duties:
Started as a gopher, sleeping in cab of truck for Daytona in 1978. Then graduated to the gas cart to restock fuel. Then moved up to hold sign to stop Bill on pit stops–made cover of Grand Nation Scene Magazine. Later, Grady became a catch can man in 1981. Also washed and waxed the car, while cooking when needed. In 1982, Grady started handing tires over the wall.

Weekday Job Duties:
Went to college for his first three years working with Bill. Later worked in home building when he was not travelling with Bill.

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