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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 (born September 6, 1944) 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...  more
  • Jo Bonnier

  • Albert François Cevert Goldenberg (25 February 1944 – 6 October 1973) was a French racing driver who took part in the Formula One World Championship. He competed in 47 World Championship Grands Prix,...  more
  • Tom Romeo Coronel (born 5 April 1972) 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...  more
  • Mario Haberfeld

  • Steve Krisiloff

    Steve Krisiloff (born July 7, 1946, Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey), is a former driver in the USAC and CART Championship Car series. He raced in the 1969–1979, 1981 and 1983 seasons, with 111...  more
  • Paul Newman

  • Chanoch Nissany

    Chanoch Nissany (Hebrew: חנוך ניסני‎; born 29 July 1963 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli auto racing driver now based in Budapest, Hungary.He is a successful businessman, and initially took up motor racing...  more
  • Peter Revson

    Peter Jeffrey Revson (February 27, 1939 – March 22, 1974) was an American race car driver and heir to the Revlon cosmetics fortune. He was a two-time Formula One race winner and had success at the...  more
  • Mauri Rose

    Maurice "Mauri" Rose (May 26, 1906 – January 1, 1981) was an American racecar driver. He started from the pole position driving a Maserati in the 1941 Indianapolis 500, but spark plug problems put...  more
  • Ricardo Rosset

    Ricardo Rosset (born 27 July 1968) is a Brazilian racing driver. He participated in 33 Formula One Grands Prix, making his debut at the 1996 Australian Grand Prix. He scored no championship points....  more
  • Ian Scheckter

    Age: 73
    Ian Scheckter (born 22 August 1947 in East London, South Africa) is a former racing driver. He participated in 20 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 30 March 1974. He scored no...  more
  • Jody David Scheckter (born 29 January 1950) is a South African former motor racing driver. He competed in Formula One from 1972 to 1980, winning the Drivers' Championship in 1979 with Ferrari....  more
  • Tomas Scheckter

    Age: 40
    Tomas Scheckter (born 21 September 1980) is a South African former racing driver. ...  more
  • Sheila van Damm

    Sheila Van Damm (17 January 1922 – 23 August 1987) was a British woman competitor in motor rallying in the 1950s, and also the former owner of the Windmill Theatre in London. She began her...  more