List of members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame

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The following is a list of members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. A total of 50 individuals have been inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. 35 were inducted as drivers, 24 of whom were inducted solely as drivers. The other 15 were inducted for their accomplishments as drivers, owners and/or broadcasters. 7 were inducted for their roles as owners in the sport. 4 were inducted as promoters of the sport. 3 members were inducted as crew chiefs.

Inductees into the Hall of Fame[edit]

References:[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Inaugural class (2010)[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Dale Earnhardt DaleEarnhardtSunglassesDriversSuit.jpg Driver and owner 7-time Cup drivers champion, 76 race wins, 281 top-5s, 428 top-10s, 22 poles, 1998 Daytona 500 winner, 3-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 1995 Brickyard 400 winner, 3-time Southern 500 winner, 3-time All-Star Race winner, leads drivers in wins at Atlanta Motor Speedway (9) and Talladega Superspeedway (10), 1979 Rookie of the Year, founder of Dale Earnhardt, Inc., named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Bill France Sr. Promoter NASCAR founder and promoter, helped build Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway
Bill France Jr. Promoter NASCAR promoter, helped bring NASCAR to live television broadcasts
Junior Johnson JuniorJohnson1985.jpg Driver and owner 50 race wins as a driver, 121 top-5s, 148 top-10s, 46 poles as a driver, 1960 Daytona 500 winner, founder of Junior Johnson & Associates, 6-time Cup owners champion, 132 wins as an owner, leads drivers in wins at Hickory Motor Speedway (7), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), credited with pioneering aerodynamic drafting in NASCAR.
Richard Petty Petty, Richard (Whitehouse) crop.jpg Driver, owner and broadcaster 7-time Cup drivers champion, 200 race wins, 555 top-5s, 712 top 10s, 123 poles, 7-time Daytona 500 winner, 2-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 1967 Southern 500 winner, leads drivers in wins at Daytona International Speedway (10), Martinsville Speedway (15), Richmond International Raceway (13), Nashville Speedway (9), North Wilkesboro Speedway (15), and Rockingham Speedway (11), 1959 Rookie of the Year, record holder for most wins in a single season (1967, 27), record holder for most consecutive wins (1967, 10), most Starts in NASCAR (1,184), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2011[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Bobby Allison BobbyAllison2014.jpeg Driver 1983 Cup champion, 84 race wins, 336 top-5s, 446 top-10s, 58 poles, 3-time Daytona 500 winner, 3-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 4-time Southern 500 winner, leads drivers in wins at Riverside International Raceway (6), oldest driver to win a championship (1983, 45 years old), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Ned Jarrett NedJarrettMRNRadio.jpg Driver and broadcaster 2-time Cup drivers champion, 50 race wins, 185 top-5s, 239 top-10s, 35 poles, 1965 Southern 500 winner, holder of the farthest margin of victory (Darlington Raceway 1965, 14 laps and 2 cars lengths), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Bud Moore BudMooreNASCAROwner1985.jpg Owner and mechanic 3-time Cup owners champion, 63 race wins, founder of Bud Moore Engineering
David Pearson DavidPearson2008.jpg Driver 3-time Cup drivers champion, 105 race wins, 301 top-5s, 336 top-10s, 113 poles, 1976 Daytona 500 winner, 3-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 3-time Southern 500 winner, leads drivers in wins at Darlington Raceway (10) and Michigan International Speedway (9), 1960 Rookie of the Year, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Lee Petty Driver and owner 3-time Cup drivers champion, 54 race wins, 231 top-5s, 332 top-10s, 18 poles, winner of the first Daytona 500, founder of Petty Enterprises, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2012[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Richie Evans RichieEvansModifiedNewSmyrna1985.jpg Driver 9-time Modified Tour champion, 475 race wins (estimated), only driver to have their number retired in any division (61), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), #1 of NASCAR's Whelen Modified All-Time Top 10 Drivers (2003)
Dale Inman DaleInman.jpg Crew chief 8-time Cup champion with Richard Petty and Terry Labonte, 193 wins
Darrell Waltrip DarrellWaltripMid1980s.jpg Driver, owner and broadcaster 3-time Cup drivers champion, 84 race wins, 276 top-5s, 390 top-10s, 59 poles, 1989 Daytona 500 winner, 5-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 1992 Southern 500 winner, 1985 All-Star Race winner, leads drivers in wins at Bristol Motor Speedway (12), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Glen Wood Driver and owner Co-founder of Wood Brothers Racing, 99 race wins as owner, 4 wins, 34 top-10s, 14 poles as driver, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Cale Yarborough CaleYarborough.jpg Driver 3-time Cup drivers champion, 83 race wins, 255 top-5s, 319 top-10s, 69 poles, 4-time Daytona 500 winner, 5-time Southern 500 winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2013[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Buck Baker Driver 2-time Cup drivers champion, 46 race wins, 246 top-5s, 372 top-10s, 45 poles, 3-time Southern 500 winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Cotton Owens Driver and owner 9 race wins, 52 top-5s, 84 top-10s, 10 poles, owned cars driven by David Pearson and Junior Johnson, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Herb Thomas Driver 2-time Cup drivers champion, 48 race wins, 122 top-5s, 156 top-10s, 39 poles, 3-time Southern 500 winner, holder of the highest winning percentage (21.053%), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Rusty Wallace Rusty Wallace.jpg Driver, broadcaster and owner 1989 Cup champion, 55 race wins, 202 top-5s, 349 top-10s, 36 poles, 1990 Coca-Cola 600 winner, 1989 All-Star Race winner, 1984 Rookie of the Year, designer of Iowa Speedway, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Leonard Wood LeonardWoodNASCAR7Eleven.jpg Owner and crew chief 99 race wins as owner, 96 wins, 117 poles as crew chief, co-founder of Wood Brothers Racing, helped innovate the modern pit stop

Class of 2014[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Tim Flock Tim FlockFabulousHudsonHornet.jpg Driver 2-time Cup drivers champion, 39 race wins, 102 top-5s, 129 top-10s, 37 poles, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Jack Ingram Driver 2-time Xfinity champion, 31 race wins, 122 top-5s, 164 top-10s, 5 poles, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Dale Jarrett Dale Jarrett.jpg Driver and broadcaster 1999 Cup champion, 32 race wins, 163 top-5s, 260 top-10s, 16 poles, 3-time Daytona 500 winner, 1996 Coca-Cola 600 winner, 2-time Brickyard 400 winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Maurice Petty Owner, crew chief and engineer 200 Cup race wins, 7-time Cup champion, and 7-time Daytona 500 winner as Chief Engineer for Petty Enterprises
Fireball Roberts FireballRobertsGraveSitePlaque.jpg Driver 33 race wins, 93 top-5s, 122 top-10s, 32 poles, 1962 Daytona 500 winner, 2-time Southern 500 winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2015[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Bill Elliott Bill Elliott.jpg Driver and owner 1988 Cup champion, 44 race wins, 175 top-5s, 320 top-10s, 55 poles, 2-time Daytona 500 winner, 2002 Brickyard 400 winner, 3-time Southern 500 winner, 1986 All-Star Race winner, 1985 Winston Million winner, record holder for fastest qualifying speed (Talladega Superspeedway 1987, 212.809 mph), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), Voted Most Popular Driver a record 16 times (1984-1988, 1991-2000, 2002)
Fred Lorenzen FredLorenzen1965FordGalaxy.jpg Driver 26 race wins, 75 top-5s, 84 top-10s, 32 poles, 1965 Daytona 500 winner, 2-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, first driver to win over $100,000 in a season (1963, $122,000), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Wendell Scott Driver 1 race win, 20 top-5s, 147 top-10s, 1 pole, 1961 Rookie of the Year, first African-American driver to win a race in NASCAR's premier series
Joe Weatherly Driver 2-time Cup drivers champion, 25 race wins, 105 top-5s, 153 top-10s, 18 poles, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Rex White RexWhiteChevrolet4.jpg Driver 1960 Cup champion, 28 race wins, 110 top-5s, 163 top-10s, 36 poles, leads drivers in wins at Bowman Gray Stadium (6), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2016[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Jerry Cook Driver 6-time Modified Tour Champion, 342 race wins, 26 poles, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), #3 of NASCAR's Whelen Modified All-Time Top 10 Drivers (2003)
Bobby Isaac Bobby Isaac 71 Dodge NASCAR Hall of Fame.jpg Driver 1970 Cup Champion, 37 race wins, 134 top-5s, 170 top-10s, 49 poles, record holder for most poles in a single season (1969, 20), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Terry Labonte Terry Labonte 1997.jpg Driver 2-time Cup drivers champion, 22 race wins, 182 top-5s, 361 top-10s, 27 poles, 2-time Southern 500 winner, 2-time All-Star Race winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Bruton Smith Promoter Chairman and CEO of Speedway Motorsports Incorporated, helped build Charlotte Motor Speedway
Curtis Turner 1967CurtisTurner SmokeyYunickChevyChevelle.jpg Driver 17 race wins, 54 top-5s, 73 top-10s, 16 poles, 1956 Southern 500 winner, helped build Charlotte Motor Speedway, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2017[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Richard Childress RichardChildress.jpg Owner and driver Founder of Richard Childress Racing, 6-time Cup Champion as an owner, 76 top-10s as a driver
Rick Hendrick Rick Hendrick 2012.jpg Owner and driver Founder of Hendrick Motorsports, 12-time Cup Champion as an owner
Mark Martin Mark Martin.jpg Driver 40 race wins, 271 top-5s, 453 top-10s, 56 poles, 2002 Coca-Cola 600 winner, 2-time Southern 500 winner, 2-time All-Star race winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), described by ESPN as the greatest driver to not win a championship
Raymond Parks Owner NASCAR's first champion car owner (1949), 2 wins
Benny Parsons Bennyparsons.JPG Driver and broadcaster 1973 NASCAR Cup champion, 21 race wins, 199 top-5s, 283 top-10s, 20 poles, 1975 Daytona 500 winner, 1980 Coca-Cola 600 winner, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)

Class of 2018[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Red Byron Red byron car.JPG Driver NASCAR's first champion driver (1949), 2 race wins, 8 top-5s, 9 top-10s, 2 poles, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Ray Evernham RayEvernhamSVRA2016.jpg Crew chief, owner and broadcaster 3-time Cup champion as a crew chief for Jeff Gordon, 47 wins, founder of Evernham Motorsports, 13 wins as an owner
Ron Hornaday Jr. Ron Hornaday.jpg Driver 4-time Truck champion, 51 race wins, 158 top-5s, 234 top-10s, 27 poles
Ken Squier Broadcaster Co-founder of Motor Racing Network, first announcer to give lap-by-lap commentary for the Daytona 500, served as lap-by-lap announcer for NASCAR on CBS and NASCAR on TBS
Robert Yates RobertYates2010NMPA.jpg Owner and engineer Founder of Yates Racing, 1999 Cup owners champion, 58 race wins

Class of 2019[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Davey Allison DaveyAllisonPocono.jpg Driver 19 race wins, 66 top-5s, 92 top-10s, 14 poles, 1992 Daytona 500 winner, 1991 Coca-Cola 600 winner, 2-time All-Star Race winner, 1987 Rookie of the Year, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Jeff Gordon TSM350 - Jeff Gordon - Stierch 8.jpg Driver, owner and broadcaster 4-time Cup drivers champion, 93 race wins, 325 top-5s, 477 top-10s, 81 poles, 3-time Daytona 500 winner, 3-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 5-time Brickyard 400 winner, 6-time Southern 500 winner, 3-time All-Star Race winner, leads drivers in wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (5), Pocono Raceway (6), and Sonoma Raceway (5), 1993 Rookie of the Year, 1997 Winston Million winner, record holder for most consecutive starts (797), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998), first driver to win $100 million in career earnings (2010)
Alan Kulwicki AlanKulwickiSearsPoint1991.jpg Driver and owner 1992 Cup Champion, 5 race wins, 38 top-5s, 75 top-10s, 24 poles, 1986 Rookie of the Year, founder of AK Racing, first person to win the premier series title as an owner/driver, named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Roger Penske Roger Penske - Carb Day 2015 - Stierch 1.jpg Owner Founder of Team Penske, 2012 and 2018 Cup Champion as an owner
Jack Roush JackRoush2010NMPA.jpg Owner and engineer Founder of Roush-Fenway Racing, Winningest owner in NASCAR History with 325 premiere series wins, 8-time NASCAR Champion, 444 wins as a NASCAR Engine Builder, Pioneered NASCAR innovation such as the roof flap technology

Class of 2020[edit]

Person Image Role Notes
Buddy Baker BuddyBaker1969DodgeDaytona.jpg Driver and broadcaster 19 race wins, 202 top-5s, 311 top-10s, 38 poles, 1980 Daytona 500 winner, 3-time Coca-Cola 600 winner, 1970 Southern 500 winner, first driver to exceed the 200 mph mark (Daytona International Speedway 1970, 200.447 mph), named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers (1998)
Joe Gibbs TSM350 - Joe Gibbs - 2015 - Stierch 1.jpg Owner Founder of Joe Gibbs Racing, 4-time Cup Champion as an owner
Bobby Labonte Bobby Labonte at the Daytona 500 (cropped).JPG Driver 2000 Cup Champion, 21 race wins, 115 top-5s, 203 top-10s, 26 poles, 1995 Coca-Cola 600 winner, 2000 Brickyard 400 winner, 2000 Southern 500 winner
Tony Stewart TSM350 - 2015 - Tony Stewart - 3 - Stierch.jpg Driver and owner 3-time Cup drivers champion, 49 race wins, 187 top-5s, 308 top-10s, 15 poles, 2-time Brickyard 400 winner, 2009 All-Star Race winner, leads drivers in wins at Watkins Glen International (5), 1999 Rookie of the Year, 2-time Cup Champion as an owner
Waddell Wilson WaddellWilson1985.jpg Crew chief and engineer 3-time Cup Champion as an engineer for David Pearson and Benny Parsons, 19 wins as a crew chief

References[edit]

  1. ^ Class of 2010 Inductees. NASCAR Hall of Fame official website. Retrieved February 11, 2011.
  2. ^ McGarr, Elizabeth (December 23, 2010). "The Class Of 2010: The Hall's inaugural class included a king, a former bootlegger, two members of NASCAR's first family and the man they called the Intimidator". Sports Illustrated. Time Inc. Archived from the original on June 28, 2011. Retrieved February 11, 2011.
  3. ^ Class of 2011. NASCAR Hall of Fame official website. Retrieved February 11, 2011.
  4. ^ [1]. NASCAR Hall of Fame official website. Retrieved June 15, 2011.
  5. ^ Official Release (August 10, 2012). "Thomas, Wood top vote-getters for 2013 class - May 23, 2012". NASCAR.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. Retrieved August 10, 2012.
  6. ^ "2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class Announced". MRN.com. Motor Racing Network. May 20, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  7. ^ Reed, Steve (May 25, 2016). "Parsons, Martin, Hendrick selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame". Associated Press. Charlotte, North Carolina: AP Sports. Associated Press. Archived from the original on May 27, 2016. Retrieved May 25, 2016.