It’s fitting that the man primarily responsible for bringing NASCAR to national radio and television prominence now finally has a permanent place of recognition among the sport’s all-time greats.
Five NASCAR icons – two drivers, a crew chief/owner, an engine builder/owner and a broadcaster – were enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. on Friday night during the Hall’s 2018 induction ceremony.
When the late Bryan Clauson’s name was called for induction into this year’s class of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame, his fiancé Lauren Stewart was among those who wasn’t expecting it.
NASCAR announced the five members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018 on Wednesday night, with renowned engine builder and team owner Robert Yates leading the Hall’s ninth group of inductees.
NASCAR Hall of Fame officials announced the five new nominees for the Hall’s Class of 2018 on Tuesday evening, led by champion team owners Joe Gibbs and Roger Penske.