BUILDING NASCAR’S MOUNT RUSHMORE

CHARLOTTE _ Before NASCAR’s first Hall of Fame class was announced Wednesday, a two-and-a-half hour long discussion involving the 50-member *voting panel occurred earlier in the day. With so many of NASCAR’s biggest names gathered in one place to determine the inaugural class of inductees, the discussion was, in a word, “passionate.” Prior to the formal announcement that Bill France Sr., Richard Petty, Bill France Jr., Dale Earnhardt and Junior Johnson will be the fir ...

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