USAC: Butler, Davis, Mears & Olson Are Fan Vote Hall of Fame Inductees For 2016

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USAC’s recent social media poll to complete the 2016 list of inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame has resulted in inductions for drivers Steve Butler, Rick Mears and Kevin Olson, as well as car owner and chief mechanic Willie Davis.

WEST: Class of 2016 Inductees Announced for West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame

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AVONDALE, Ariz. – official press release — A two-time NASCAR K&N Pro Series West champion, a pair of pioneer hard top competitors, an acclaimed short track racer with multiple titles and an industry agent/marketer comprise the five-member class of 2016 to be inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. The latest inductees – John Bickford, Mike Duncan, …

CAMS: Mick Doohan & Alan Jones Selected as Inductees to Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame

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MELBOURNE – official press release — CAMS photo — Mick Doohan and Alan Jones have been announced as two of the inaugural inductees into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame presented by Speedcafe.com, with the induction slated to take place in Melbourne, Australia, on March 19. Brisbane-born Doohan brought international acclaim through his exploits on one of the most …

MSHFA: Ganassi, Childress Among Seven Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official press release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced its 28th class of inductees Friday at Daytona Int’l Speedway, with legendary team owners Richard Childress and Chip Ganassi leading the latest class. The seven-person class of 2016 inductees includes Childress, Ganassi, Everett Brashear, Gary Gabelich, Dave McClelland, …

MSHFoA: Finalists Unveiled for Motorsports Hall of Fame of America’s Class of 2016

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official release — On Thursday, the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America unveiled the 41 finalists for their Class of 2016. In the Open Wheel category, the nominees are Indy 500 winner Eddie Cheever, veteran driver and official Wally Dallenbach, eleven-time Indycar Series winning owner Chip Ganassi, innovative designer and safety pioneer Ted Halibrand, three-time Indy winning owner Pat …

WEST: 22 Nominees Announced for West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016

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PHOENIX – official press release — The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame announced its nominations for the organization’s 2016 induction ceremonies on Monday. The star-studded list contains 22 names – easily the most varied in the Hall’s 15-year history – and includes drivers, owners, crew chiefs and others from historic (pre-1970) and modern eras of the sport. It …

NASCAR: Bruton Smith and Terry Labonte Headline NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — John Raoux/AP and Richmond Times photos — NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The five-person group – the seventh in NASCAR Hall of Fame history – consists of Jerry Cook, Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, O. Bruton Smith and Curtis Turner. In addition, NASCAR …