Earlier this week I got this photo in the mail from the great Ramo Stott. One of the true good guys in racing. He passed away yesterday at the age of 87 and was signing fan mail right up to the end. Thank you for everything and RIP Ramo. You will be greatly missed.
Ramo Stott (born April 6, 1934) is a retired American racing driver from Keokuk, Iowa. He participated in the NASCAR Winston Cup, USAC, and ARCA races. He was inducted into the 2011 National Dirt Post Model Hall of Fame.
The original car used by Stott in ARCA, USAC and NASCAR from 1970 to 1972. Stott won the ARCA championship in 1970 and 1971.
Stott participated in the USAC automobile category and won second place in 1973, 1976 and 1977, first place in 1975, and
Stott’s greatest achievement in NASCAR was the Tona 500 from pole in 1976. After front row starters Darrell Waltrip and AJ Foyt were disqualified due to engine violations, he won pole position. Between 1967 and 1977, he participated in 35 part-time competitions. The best result of his career was second place at Talladega.