NASCAR Hall of Fame
Brief looks at Tim Flock, Maurice Petty, Dale Jarrett, Jack Ingram and Fireball Roberts, who were elected as the five-man 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Watching Fireball Roberts fearlessly drive to victory at the 1958 Southern 500, meeting Maurice Petty and enjoying Tim Flock's storytelling are just a few highlights from a career in racing.
Tim Flock, Maurice Petty, Dale Jarrett, Jack Ingram and Fireball Roberts were elected as the five-man 2014 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
Kyle Davis, grandson of 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Cotton Owens, said he came to an important realization this week.
A look at the 20 men who have been enshrined at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Known as the innovator of the pit stop, Leonard Wood will be inducted Friday into the NASCAR Hall of Fame for his contributions to the sport.
The Woods claimed their first major victory in 1956, taking their class in the famed Beach & Road Race at Daytona Beach, Fla., and finishing second overall to the victor, Tim Flock. Eventually, the family racing operation would own 98 Cup-level wins.
Like many in his day, Herb Thomas raced hard, worked harder and enjoyed both.
Working as a promoter at the old Southern States Fairgrounds in Charlotte, Buck Baker figured the best way to attract the top drivers was to offer an enticement for them to beat the best racer at the track. So, thats what he did. He offered a bounty on himself.
Making his first Cup start and driving a Chevrolet fielded by Roger Penske, Rusty Wallace finished second in the Atlanta 500 on March 16, 1980.