Hall of Fame Members
Bruce McLaren

Bruce McLaren

Class of 1991 Like many other racing greats, Bruce McLaren was more than just talented - he was versatile. Although he never ruled as Formula One's World Champion, that did not diminish his greatness one bit. He was a designer and manufacturer of racing machinery, a...

Rick Mears

Rick Mears

Class of 1997 Rick Mears was born on December 3, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas. Noted for his domination in IndyCar competition, Rick began his racing career in 1968 on motorcycles in the deserts of Southern California. Mears began his four-wheel racing career in off-road...

Louis Meyer

Louis Meyer

Class of 1992 Louis Meyer was born on July 21,1904, in lower Manhattan. His father had been a bicycle racer in France and became a barber after coming to the United States. But he moved his family to Los Angeles, where Louis spent most of his youth. Louis' older...

Ralph Moody

Ralph Moody

Class of 1994 In 1935, Ralph Moody started a race car driving career which eventually included Sprints, Jalopies, Modifieds, NASCAR Grand National (now Winston Cup) and USAC stock cars. Moody served in the Army Air Force in World War II and then returned to racing,...

Bud Moore

Bud Moore

Class of 2009 Moore was a car owner for some of the most successful drivers in NASCAR history. He won his first NASCAR Grand National championship as crew chief for Buck Baker in 1957. In 1961, Moore’s career jump started as a car owner for Joe Weatherly winning...

Stirling Moss

Stirling Moss

Class of 1990 Perhaps it is fair to say Stirling Moss was the most celebrated driver of his day to have never won a World Driving Championship. That he didn't does not diminish his career one iota. Moss won 16 of 66 Grand Prix starts and in all major events, his...

Shirley Muldowney

Shirley Muldowney

Class of 2004 As a teenager in upstate New York, Shirley Muldowney became enamored with the sport of drag racing in the 1950's. She earned her NHRA license in 1965, spent five years match racing, then entered Funny Car competition, winning her very first Funny Car...

Bill Muncey

Bill Muncey

Class of 2004 Bill Muncey posted 62 wins, more than any other competitor in the history of the sport, and won a record number of championships. In more than three decades of hydroplane racing, Muncey claimed eight Gold Cups, seven National Championships and four World...

Tazio Nuvolari

Tazio Nuvolari

Class of 1998 Tazio Nuvolari, born in the Italian province of Mantua in 1892, didn't win an auto race until he was 32, but made up for lost time quickly. He won 70 races (52 of them outright, regardless of class), and among them were 12 World Championship races and 49...

Fred Offenhauser

Fred Offenhauser

Class of 2001 No engine builder, before or since, has dominated Indy Car racing like Fred Offenhauser did from 1934 thru 1960, a span of 27 years. During that period, his engines powered the winning cars in the Indianapolis 500 an incredible 24 times. Offenhauser got...

Bern Eli Oldfield

Bern Eli Oldfield

Class of 1990   Bern Eli Oldfield didn't mind that so much of his racing career was fact entangled with fiction. The consummate showman and master self-promoter was pleased. It suit his robust, outgoing personality and style. But one thing is certain: Barney...

Jan Opperman

Jan Opperman

Class of 2011 From the sprint car world, Jan Opperman is known to many as one of the original “outlaw” drivers before the development of the World of Outlaws series. Not one to run for points or championship, Opperman would travel the country driving at...