American racing driverDied when: 60 years 113 days (723 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Al Hofmann (November 28, 1947 – March 20, 2008) was an American dragracer and drag car owner in the funny car division from Umatilla, Florida.
He raced in the National Hot Rod Association.He was the second of only two funny cars to join the 300 MPH club 301.10 (Feb 19, 1994) and the thirteenth overall.
Hofmann was also the third member of the four second funny car club 4.992 (May 19, 1995 ).Hofmann competed in thirty-two final rounds, winning fifteen races.
These 15 wins placed him seventh on the all-time Funny Car wins list as of 2002.Hofmann finished in the Top 10 season points standings during seven seasons, including every year from 1991 until 1996.