MY CHOICES FOR THE 2012 NASCAR HALL OF FAME CLASS

1. Richie Evans. This nine-time Modified Series champion and fellow nominee Jerry Cook battled for the tour title during the 1970s and 1980s from their cross-town shops in Rome, NY. This was the Petty/Pearson rivalry of the region. Each team would drive up and down the East Coast trying to race in a championship event without their rival. Trucks towing racecars would head out of town in one direction only to turn around and head to another speedway. Evans claimed his final eight championships co ...

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