Hall of Fame Members
Emerson Fittipaldi

Emerson Fittipaldi

Class of 2003 The son of a well-known Brazilian motor racing journalist, Emerson Fittipaldi, or "Emmo", as his many fans knew him, had racing in his blood. In 1967 he designed and built a Formula Vee car for himself. With this car he won five of seven FV races that...

Julius Timothy Flock

Julius Timothy Flock

Class of 1991 Julius Timothy Flock was, in the fledgling years of NASCAR's Grand National (now Winston Cup) circuit, more than a champion. He was a genuine character, joining the likes of Curtis Turner, Joe Weatherly and his own brother Fonty as an example of the...

John Force

John Force

Class of 2012   Owns virtually all of the major records in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series including 213 final round appearances, 132 tour victories, 138 No. 1 starts and 15 championships. Force was the oldest champion, in a major series, when he won...

Henry Ford

Henry Ford

Class of 1993 Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863, in Springwells Township, Michigan. From a young age, Henry understood machinery and instinctively realized that he had to pursue it's further development. Ford was the chief engineer of the Edison Illuminating...

Ray Fox

Ray Fox

Class of 2003 Ray Fox made many significant contributions to auto racing during his career, and what a career it was. Fox was a major player, not for just a few years, but for an entire generation. After coming south from Massachusetts to Daytona after World War II,...

AJ Foyt

AJ Foyt

Class of 2000 A. J. Foyt was born in Houston in 1935, and grew up around his dad's racecars. Foyt decided at an early age that he wanted to drive a racecar, and by the time he was 18, he was winning on Midwestern racing circuits. He went from there to sprint cars,...

Bill France Sr

Bill France Sr

Class of 1990 The big man had big dreams - and he made them come true. William Henry Getty France is the founding father of the National Association for Stock Car Automobile Racing (NASCAR), considered the most popular form of motorsports in the United States. From...

Bill France Jr

Bill France Jr

Class of 2004 For more than a quarter of a century, it was the guidance of William C. France, known to the racing world as Bill France, Jr., that thrust NASCAR to the top of the professional sporting world. After taking the reins from his father, family patriarch Bill...

Harry Gant

Harry Gant

Class of 2006 For more than three decades Harry Gant served the sport of racing by working hard, winning, and asking for very little fanfare.  A product of his small-town North Carolina roots, Gant had an old-school, no-nonsense approach to working and racing....

Don Garlits

Don Garlits

Class of 1997 Breaker! Innovator! Dragster of the Decade! Top Fuel Driver of the Year nine times! Big Daddy! Don Garlits, born January 14, 1932, in Tampa, Florida must have raised havoc with the Florida State Police as he tested the engines he built on the highways of...

Bob Glidden

Bob Glidden

Class of 2005 When Bob Glidden retired in 1997, he was the winningest driver in the history of the National Hot Rod Association. Glidden’s 85 wins in Pro Stock were the most in any NHRA class. His unprecedented success look him to ten NHRA Pro Stock...

Andy Granatelli

Andy Granatelli

Class of 1992 It's hard to know where to start with Andy Granatelli. He combined business acumen and salesmanship to produce so many varied careers, some of which seem downright unbelievable, that each one would stand as a Horatio Alger epic in its own right. In 1948,...