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Voters Got It Right In Electing Horsepower-Guru Yates Into The Hall
Thursday, 25 May, 2017 – 15:57 | Comments Off on Voters Got It Right In Electing Horsepower-Guru Yates Into The Hall
Voters Got It Right In Electing Horsepower-Guru Yates Into The Hall

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A decade or so ago, a newspaper colleague who was assigned to do a couple of racing stories for an upcoming special section, questioned one of assignments – to do a feature on then NASCAR team owner Robert Yates.
“Why,” the guy, who was the type of other-sport reporter whom stick-and-ball […]

NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class of ’18 Unveiled
Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 – 20:05 | Comments Off on NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class of ’18 Unveiled
NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class of ’18 Unveiled

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Robert Yates once had a Mars Hill College professor tell him he would never amount to anything because he spent his Sunday afternoon working on a farmer’s tractor instead of studying.
On Wednesday, Yates once again proved the professor wrong as he was elected to the NASCAR Hall […]

The Class Of 2017 Says A Lot About Racing In NASCAR
Saturday, 21 Jan, 2017 – 8:49 | Comments Off on The Class Of 2017 Says A Lot About Racing In NASCAR
The Class Of 2017 Says A Lot About Racing In NASCAR

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Memorable Remarks from the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony:
Richard Childress:  I’d like to start out by saying only in America.  Only in America could a kid selling peanuts and popcorn at Bowman Gray Stadium have a dream of becoming a race driver someday, and then he goes […]

Roads To The NASCAR Hall Crossed Many Times
Saturday, 21 Jan, 2017 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Roads To The NASCAR Hall Crossed Many Times
Roads To The NASCAR Hall Crossed Many Times

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C – Four of the five men inducted Friday into the NASCAR Hall of Fame had careers that were intertwined over three decades.
For Richard Childress and Rick Hendrick, their first formal meeting came in 1987 at the invitation of then NASCAR president Bill France Jr. France summoned Childress, Hendrick […]

Team Owners Dominate Hall’s Class of 2017
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 – 18:27 | Comments Off on Team Owners Dominate Hall’s Class of 2017
Team Owners Dominate Hall’s Class of 2017

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three car owners and two drivers were named Wednesday as the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2017 inductees while Martinsville Speedway founder H. Clary Earles was selected as the Landmark Award winner.
Team owners Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick and Raymond Parks will join NASCAR champion and TV personality Benny […]

Nominees For Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 Unveiled
Wednesday, 24 Feb, 2016 – 18:24 | One Comment
Nominees For Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 Unveiled

RacinToday.com
Legendary engine builders, crew chiefs, owners, drivers and the most recognizable voice in motorsports. The talents, eras and levels may differ, but all share a common thread: They shaped NASCAR, and on Wednesday, they were recognized as nominees for the highest honor the sport bestows – enshrinement into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
NASCAR today announced the […]

Isaac Outraced Hard Times En Route To The Hall
Friday, 5 Feb, 2016 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Isaac Outraced Hard Times En Route To The Hall
Isaac Outraced Hard Times En Route To The Hall

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Stock car racing’s early years weren’t financially lucrative when compared to today, but for NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Isaac, the sport provided a means to escape poverty and become a champion.
“He loved to win, but he hated to lose, and he used this passion to drive […]

Texas Terry Adds One More ‘Cool Thing’ To Resume
Thursday, 28 Jan, 2016 – 8:58 | One Comment
Texas Terry Adds One More ‘Cool Thing’ To Resume

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – With a hug from his daughter and a bow from the reigning Sprint Cup Series champion, native Texan Terry Labonte humbly joined the immortals of stock car racing as a member of the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame.
“You know, I got to do a lot of cool […]

NASCAR Welcomes Emotional Cook To ‘Our House’
Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2016 – 8:15 | Comments Off on NASCAR Welcomes Emotional Cook To ‘Our House’
NASCAR Welcomes Emotional Cook To ‘Our House’

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Aided by a walker _ one on wheels, of course _ Jerry Cook carefully strode to the dais to take his place among stock car racing’s elite at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
True to his unassuming personality, Cook termed the moment “overwhelming.”
“For me, it’s always been NASCAR,” […]

Curtis Turner: He ‘Lived Good’ And Drove Better
Saturday, 23 Jan, 2016 – 18:36 | 2 Comments
Curtis Turner: He ‘Lived Good’ And Drove Better

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A 6-foot-2, ruggedly handsome Virginian, Curtis Turner combined his brazen driving tactics with a swashbuckling lifestyle to carve himself a unique place in NASCAR history.
On Saturday, Turner was rewarded for his efforts with induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame along with Speedway Motorsports Inc. founder […]