Motor Sports HOF News

FREEMAN NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors has chosen Jim Freeman as the new Executive Director of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, effective on April 1, 2000.     Freeman, who is currently the Assistant...

ANDRETTI FOYT MAY BE RACINGS MOST VERSATILE DRIVERS

    The unparalleled success that Mario Andretti and A. J. Foyt, Jr. had in their respective racing careers is well documented in the sheer numbers of their successes, but perhaps the greatest legacy the duo has left the motorsports world is the...

IMHOF 2000 INDUCTEE BREEDLOVE

    When the rules were changed last fall to waive the normal five-year waiting period for potential inductees who were age 62 or older and still racing, no one had any idea who would be the first individual to be voted into the International...

CLASS OF 2000 COULD BE MOST NOTABLE EVER

The achievements and awards of the 20-person inaugural class of inductees into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame ten years ago made that group very special, and they are generally regarded as the most notable class ever. But there is no question that the...

IMHOF TO PUT UP BIG NUMBERS

There will be big numbers all over the place when Talladega Superspeedway hosts Winston 500 weekend October 14-17, and some of the biggest will be posted next door at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame. The Winston Cup and ARCA cars will be approaching 200...

THE GANGS ALL HERE

Hail, Hail, the gang's all here!!     The "gang" of course is the legendary group of stock car drivers known as the Alabama Gang, and "here" is the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in Talladega, Alabama.     Their names, Allison,...

Spring Auto Fest and Swap Meet

AUTO CUSTOM CARPETS, INC. 1999 Talladega Spring Auto Fest & Swap Meet At The International Motorsports Hall of Fame Adjacent to the Famous Talladega Superspeedway Friday, June 25th Saturday, June 26th Sunday, June 27th  8am to 5pm 8am to 5pm 8am to 2pm Daily...

STAR STUDDED CAST TO BE CENTER STAGE

As one might expect, the five 1999 inductees into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame will be the primary focus during the sold-out induction ceremony on the evening of April 22nd. There will, however, be many other significant motorsports figures in...

LOVE OF RACING

Reigning NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon is 27 years old. When Louise Smith was 27, the Allied forces invaded France to begin the end of WWII. Jeff Gordon has won two Daytona 500's and three Winston Cup titles. Louise Smith never won a Grand National/Winston...

RED FARMER IS HONORED

Charles "Red" Farmer, whose racing career has spanned six decades, has been named as the 1999 recipient of the prestigious Governor of Alabama Award, given each year by the International Motorsports Hall of Fame to an individual or organization whose contributions to...