RICHIE EVANS GONE 25 YEARS

Where were you on Oct. 24, 1985? I can recall my entire day. Racers with a connection to NASCAR’s Modified division could probably tell you the same thing.I was in high school and came home in the late afternoon after football practice. I was in my room when my dad called down the hallway to “come here. A racer had died.”My father was watching our local news broadcast on television. By the time I walked to where I could see, a commercial break had already begun. Dad said they h ...

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HALL OF FAME SNUB HURTS WALTRIP’S FEELINGS

I know. I had the same reaction, too. Darrell Waltrip has feelings? Yes. Yes, he does. And they are hurt. He took to Twitter to discuss his "pity party." Waltrip hurt by Hall of Fame snub (AP) ...

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STEWART, GORDON, JOHNSON WILL BE IN THE HALL OF FAME SOMEDAY

Which current drivers will one day be enshrined in the NASCAR Hall of Fame? SI.com's Brant James writes that Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon are in for sure. Matt Kenseth? Kurt Busch? Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s beard? Just have to wait and see.   JJ, Stewart, Gordon all deserve spots in the Hall of Fame (SI.com) ...

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EMOTIONS RULE THE DAY AT HALL OF FAME

CHARLOTTE _ On Sunday, the pageantry and formal wear of the red carpet was mixed with the t-shirts and hats of race fans as the NASCAR Hall of Fame prepared to formally induct its first class of honorees – Bill France Sr., Richard Petty, Bill France Jr., Junior Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Sr. These were the men that built and grew the sport from a hodgepodge of local racers to an international multi-billion dollar industry. They gave the sport character and provided the fans a hero to cheer ...

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NASCAR HALL OF FAME OPEN FOR BUSINESS

CHARLOTTE _ After years of planning and preparation, the doors have finally opened at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. On an overcast and cool morning, fans, dignitaries, and some of the motorsport’s biggest names gathered to commemorate the top-of-the-line $195 million facility. The pomp and circumstance of Tuesday’s event saw NASCAR Hall of Fame executives thank their partners, allowed politicians to press the economic impact on the area and offered fans a brief glimpse at some of the thei ...

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