STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 20, 2022 – The NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Induction Ceremony is presented this Friday live at 8 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock.
NBC Sports NASCAR analyst and one of the most popular drivers in the sport’s history Dale Earnhardt Jr. headlines the 12th annual NASCAR Hall of Fame class with four-time NASCAR national series champion and one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers Red Farmer, and Mike Stefanik, a nine-time NASCAR champion and the Whelen Modified Tour all-time leader in wins, poles, top fives and top 10s.
Ahead of the ceremony, NBC Sports is unveiling 10 of Earnhardt Jr.’s mementos that played a role in his career in a daily digital and social video series. Earlier today, Earnhardt Jr.’s 2014 Daytona 500 champion ring was profiled in addition to this video in honor of Farmer’s induction. Tomorrow, Stefanik will be recognized in a video in addition to Earnhardt Jr.’s final memento — the 2003 Most Popular Driver Award. Click here to view the entire series.
Friday’s two-hour ceremony will also recognize executive Ralph Seagraves with the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR, and longtime NASCAR broadcaster Bob Jenkins with the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence.
NBC Sports’ Marty Snider and Kelli Stavast will co-host the ceremony from the Crown Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center, in Charlotte, N.C. As part of the evening, special fireside chats will take place prior to the ceremony with NASCAR on NBC analyst Kyle Petty with friends and family members of the three inductees that will be available on NBC Sports’ social platforms. To sign up for Peacock and learn more, click here.