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The haulers should be rolling into Daytona anytime now. NASCAR's short respite is over, and it's time to welcome in the 2013 season. Sure everyone is "excited" about their prospects going into the new season, but we are here to separate fact from...
Nearly 50 years ago, the late Wendell Scott became the first and only African-American driver to win a race in what is now Nascar's Cup Series. The Danville, Va. native is known as the Jackie Robinson of motorsports. This Sunday night, his story will...
AP Sports WriterSprint Cup champion Rusty Wallace heads the group of five picked for the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Owner Leonard Wood and drivers Cotton Owens, Herb Thomas and Buck Baker joined Wallace in the hall's fourth class. Baker was tied with...
Tags: NASCAR, Auto Racing
Five legends of stock car auto racing were enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., tonight during the Induction Ceremony held in the Crown Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention. Four were NASCAR pioneers, building the sport during its...
WDBJ7 Sports ReporterThe NASCAR Hall of Fame will grow by five members bringing the total number of inductees to 20. It's a class that includes pioneers in racing, Herb Thomas, Cotton Owens, and Buck Baker, along with Rusty Wallace from the modern era. Then there's...
NASCAR Hall of Famer Cotton Owens died Thursday morning. He was 88. Kimberly Meesters of the NASCAR Hall of Fame confirmed Owens passing through his family. Meesters only said Owens died peacefully. She says there would be additional details this...
Tags: NASCAR, Auto Racing
NASCAR Wire ServiceTony Stewart made all the right moves Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, and the last one proved decisive in taking the three-time champion to Victory Lane in the rain-shortened Auto Club 400. After raindrops slowed the race on Lap 124, Stewart, the race...
WDBJ7 Sports DirectorThe NASCAR Hall of Fame announced its 2013 class of inductees Wednesday in Charlotte. It includes 1989 Cup Series Champion Rusty Wallace, who won 55 races, and goes in his first time on the ballot. Cotton Owens, Buck Baker, and Herb Thomas are also a...
NASCAR pioneer Cotton Owens died Thursday morning. The Hall of Famer who made his mark as a driver and owner was 88. Kimberly Meesters of the NASCAR Hall of Fame confirmed Owens passing through his family. Meesters said Owens died peacefully. The Owens...
Tags: Bobby Allison, NASCAR, Stock Car Racing, France, Daytona Beach
NASCARHamlin Seeks Series Sweep At Pocono Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Toyota) has plenty of reasons for optimism as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series arrives at PoconoRaceway for this Sunday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500. So do Kurt Busch (No. 2 Miller...
of the Sentinel StaffStock-car society moves on from its glamour event, the Daytona 500, to the little one-mile working man's oval at North Carolina Motor Speedway. But this was no ordinary track in Dale Earnhardt's life, and it will not be on the Sunday after his death....
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Sentinel StaffHere are the 25 nominees for the first NASCAR Hall of Fame induction class. The HOF's first inductees will be determined by the Voting Panel, which has 50 members -- the entire Nominating Committee, 14 media members, four manufacturer representatives and...
Tags: Bobby Allison, NASCAR, Vehicles, Sports, Coca-Cola Co.
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