Walter “Bud” Moore Passes Away

NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II Hero Was 92 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92. Moore, a Spartanburg, S.C., native who won the NASCAR premier series title in 1957 as crew chief for Buck Baker and car owner titles in 1962-63 with Joe Weatherly, had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He was…

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Five Icons Selected As 2018 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

Byron, Evernham, Hornaday, Squier, Yates Comprise Hall’s Ninth Class DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The five-person group – the ninth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim France earned the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.

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NASCAR Announces Nominees For NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018, Landmark Award

Allison, Farmer, Gibbs, Labonte, Penske New To Ballot; France, Hawkins Join Landmark List DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 8, 2017) — NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Each name made an indelible mark on the sport, whether from behind the wheel or atop a pit box … or even from inside a broadcast booth. After long careers that have helped shape NASCAR, all are now one step closer…

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Logano Wins Watkins Glen on Last Lap Pass

Before I get into the race, let’s all pause for a moment to remember Buddy Baker who passed away on Monday at the age of 74. In his final radio broadcast in July, he said “Do not shed a tear. Give a smile when you say my name. I’m not saying goodbye. Just talk to you later.” The man known as the Gentle Giant was the first driver to top 200 mph. He will be missed and I am sure your thoughts and prayers for the family will be appreciated.

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