Sports Famous Jews In Motorsports

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Famous Jews known for racing. You wouldn't think Jews would be known for their motorsport skills, but these 15 Jewish athletes are. This list is not just NASCAR but includes all motor sports.

Kenny Bernstein age 74 - Kenny Bernstein is an American drag racer and former NASCAR and IndyCar team owner. He is nicknamed the "Bud King" for his success in the Budweiser King funny car and dragster. He has ...more

Jo Bonnier

François Cevert Albert François Cevert Goldenberg was a French racing driver who took part in the Formula One World Championship. He competed in 47 World Championship Grands Prix, achieving one win, 13 ...more

Tom Coronel age 46 - Tom Romeo Coronel is a Dutch professional racing driver. Tom's twin brother Tim is also a racer, just like their father Tom Coronel Sr. His most important results are winning the Marlboro ...more

Mario Haberfeld

Steve Krisiloff Steve Krisiloff, is a former driver in the USAC and CART Championship Car series. He raced in the 1969–1979, 1981 and 1983 seasons, with 111 combined career starts, and started in the ...more

Paul Newman

Chanoch Nissany Chanoch Nissany is an Israeli auto racing driver now based in Budapest, Hungary. He is a successful businessman, and initially took up motor racing as a hobby. He is the first Israeli racing ...more

Peter Revson Peter Jeffrey Revson was an American race car driver who had successes in Formula One and the Indianapolis 500.

Mauri Rose Maurice "Mauri" Rose was an American racecar driver. He started from the pole position driving a Maserati in the 1941 Indianapolis 500, but spark plug problems put him out of the race ...more

Ricardo Rosset Ricardo Rosset is a racing driver from Brazil. He participated in 33 Formula One Grands Prix, making his debut at the 1996 Australian Grand Prix. He scored no championship points and ultimately ...more

Ian Scheckter age 71 - Ian Scheckter is a former racing driver. He participated in 20 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 30 March 1974. He scored no championship points. The elder brother of 1979 ...more

Jody Scheckter age 68 - Jody David Scheckter is a South African former auto racing driver, the 1979 Formula One World Drivers' Champion.

Tomas Scheckter age 38 - Tomas Scheckter is a South African former racing driver.

Sheila van Damm Sheila Van Damm was a leading British woman competitor in motor rallying in the 1950s, and also the former owner of the Windmill Theatre in London. She began her competitive driving career in ...more