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Hall of Fame Members
John Holman

John Holman

Class of 2011 One half of one of the most successful NASCAR owners, John Holman was partners with Ralph Moody, who formed one of the most successful NASCAR teams, Holman-Moody. One of the first teams to build “purpose-built” stock car racing chassis,...

Tony Hulman

Tony Hulman

Class of 1990 Anton Hulman Jr., was a Yale graduate and a shrewd businessman. He helped save America's classic race and its classic race track. But when he purchased the decrepit, neglected Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1945, perhaps the last word he would have used...

Denis Hulme

Denis Hulme

Class of 2002 If it's possible to sum up New Zealander Denis Hume’s racing career in one word, it would be "versatile". Hulme could, and did, drive any thing, with a high degree of success. He raced and won in Formula One, Group 7 cars, Indy cars, sports cars...

Harry Hyde

Harry Hyde

Class of 1999 A native of Brownsville, Kentucky, Harry Hyde learned how to be a mechanic in the Army after he was wounded in fighting in the Pacific in World War II. He opened an auto repair shop in 1945, then drove for two years with some degree of success before...

Jacky Ickx

Jacky Ickx

Class of 2002 This talented Belgian driver began his career on motorcycles, and won the European 50cc championship at the young age of 12. He quickly turned his attention to 4-wheel racing, however. By age 21, Ickx was driving one of Ken Tyrrell's Formula 2 cars, and...

Jack Ingram

Jack Ingram

Class of 2007 “Ironman” Jack Ingram was one of the dominant drivers in the old Grand National Series (Late Model Sportsman Series), and didn’t miss a beat when NASCAR introduced its new Busch Series in 1982, winning the very first championship. ...

Bobby Isaac

Bobby Isaac

Class of 1996 Bobby Isaac drove Smokey Yunick's Chevrolet in the 1963 National 400 at Charlotte, giving it a whale of a ride before a tire blew. Afterwards, Yunick said of Isaac; "He's a race driver. I know that." Yunick's endorsement impressed Ray Nichels, and he put...

Ned Jarrett

Ned Jarrett

Class of 1991 He was called "Gentleman" Ned Jarrett because of his smooth demeanor and pleasant disposition. Yet no one lost sight of the fact he was an intense competitor and one of the best who ever sat behind the wheel of a NASCAR Grand National stock car. When his...

Bill Jenkins

Bill Jenkins

Class of 2008 Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins' innovative use of mechanical engineering skills in the mid-1950's produced many of drag racing's most successful vehicles. Jenkins earned the nickname "Grumpy" through his no-nonsense attitude at races, where his continual search...

Gordon Johncock

Gordon Johncock

Class of 1999 Gordon Johncock was one of the premier drivers of Indy Cars for nearly three decades, winning the 1976 USAC National Championship, and claiming two wins in the Indy 500. A native of Hastings, Michigan, "Gordy" Johncock began his racing career in...

Junior Johnson

Junior Johnson

Class of 1990 Junior Johnson stepped out from behind a mule, into a stock car and moved into racing legend. No other man is quite the living embodiment of what the sport is all about. He was born in the rural South, in Wilkes County, N.C., and tales of whisky...

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