Ron Bouchard

Racing Driver
Born Nov 23, 1948

Ron Bouchard is a former NASCAR driver who was the 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year. His brother Ken Bouchard was the 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ron Bouchard.


1948 Birth Born in 1948.


1963 15 Years Old Ron began racing career at Brookline Speedway as a substitute driver in 1963 by replacing the ill driver for his father's car. … Read More
1967 19 Years Old He claimed five consecutive track championships from 1967 to 1971. … Read More


1972 24 Years Old Johnson quickly put Bouchard in his Modified car at the famous Stafford Speedway, and he won his first of his 35 career victories at Stafford in April 1972.
1973 25 Years Old He won the 1973 and 1979 track Modified championships.Bouchard also drove for Legendary car owners Bob Judkins (#2)and also Len Boehler (#3)where he won numerous races at Stafford Speedway,Thompson Speedway,Seekonk Speedway,Waterford Speedbowl and Westboro Speedway.One of Bouchard's biggest modified victories came at Thompson Speedway driving Dick Armstrong's #1 in the Thompson 300 in 1980.


1981 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Ron began his NASCAR career in 1981 in the #47 J.D. Stacy Buick for owner Jack Beebe (Race Hill Farm team).
1982 34 Years Old In 1982 Bouchard finished a career-high eighth in the final points standing with 15 Top 10 finishes in 30 races.
1983 35 Years Old He ran full-time in 1983, 1984, and 1985. … Read More
1986 38 Years Old In 1986 he changed to the #98 Valvoline Pontiac for owner Mike Curb (Curb-Agajanian Motorsports). … Read More
1987 39 Years Old In 1987 he raced in the #1 Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce Chevrolet for owner Hoss Ellington in five events. … Read More


1998 50 Years Old In 1998 he was inducted into the New England Auto Racers Hall of Fame in its inaugural class. … Read More
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