Barbara Roufs Racing trophy girl Wikipedia, Age, Cause of Death

Barbara Roufs Racing trophy girl Wikipedia, Age, Cause of Death

Barbara Roufs was an American Drag Race Trophy Girl who worked for the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) in the 1970s and 1980s. In her role as trophy girl, she presented awards at the races to the winners. The 29-year-old Barbara became famous because she was one of the oldest trophy girls in drag racing.

Barbara Roufs Bio

Barbara Roufs Wiki and Career

In 1944, Barbara Roufs was born in Southern California. Her parents were Thelma Ruby Riles and Wayne Eldon Riley. She had three biological siblings and one adopted brother. In addition to Vivian Deaton, James Riles, and Bruce Riley, Ben Gube is her adopted brother.

For 50 years, Barbara Roufs' mother owned a beauty salon in Clovis and played the organ for the Church of the Nazarene, Calvary Bible (Bullard), Baptist Valley Bible, and Grace Baptist Church. Barbara spent her summers on McClure Lake, where her father owned a houseboat and rode motorcycles.

Barbara Roufs Net Worth

It was in the early 1970s that Barbara Roufs became a trophy girl on the race circuit. With the advent of first-class ages in the 1960s, drag racing competition developed. Older models of cars were replaced with newer models, and dragsters were powered by fuelers. During the PDA, she awarded trophies to winners, but it was her striking looks that made her famous.

Barbara Roufs was known for her outgoing and enthusiastic personality, which made her a fan favorite among drag racing enthusiasts. She was often seen smiling and cheering on the racers, and her energy was contagious. With her long hair and short dresses and shorts and no bras, she was the ideal trophy girl for this race due to her beautiful beauty, long hair, gogo boots, and freedom tanks.

Barbara Roufs Husband and children

Roufs' husband's identity is unknown. Barbara had one child. Her son's name is Jet Dougherty, and he was born when Barbara was 29 years old. 

Cause of death

Barbara Roufs passed away in 1991. Barbara died from su*cide. However, the cause of death is unclear. She was 47 years old when she died. She ended her life after a happy life and made history. Her legacy lives on in the world of drag racing, and she remains an inspiration to women who aspire to break barriers and succeed in male-dominated fields.

Barbara Roufs’ net worth

She was estimated to have a net worth of $1.2 million at the time. Barbara Roufs was able to earn money through salaries in 1970s. Some of her iconic photographs of the 70s sell online. 
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