Thursday 29th June 1967
Born on this day, Jeff Burton, also referred to as ‘JB’ or ‘The Mayor’, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver, who was the 1994 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year. He scored 21 career victories in the Sprint Cup Series, including two Coca-Cola 600s in 1999 and 2001 and the 1999 Southern 500. He currently serves as a color analyst for NBC Sports, having joined them upon their return to their coverage of NASCAR. His brother Ward Burton and his nephew Jeb Burton have also competed in the Sprint Cup Series.