Hall of Fame Members
Everett Owens

Everett Owens

Class of 2008 Known as the "King of the Modifieds," Everett "Cotton" Owens won more than 100 Modified races during the 1950s before making the transition to the NASCAR Grand National Series. His first win came on February 17th, 1957, at the series' premiere event -...

Wally Parks

Wally Parks

Class of 1992 Wally Parks was born in Goltry, OK, but spent most of his youth in California. It was there that he became interested in hot rodding when he went to watch the pioneers of the sport compete on the Muroc Dry Lakes in the desert area of Southern California....

Raymond Parks

Raymond Parks

Class of 2009 Parks started his racing career as a car owner with driver Lloyd Seay. The pair won their first race in 1938 at a Lakewood, Ga. Speedway. After being called to duty in World War II, Parks had to shut down racing operations, but resumed again after being...

David Pearson

David Pearson

Class of 1993 David Pearson was horn on December 22, 1934, in Whitney, South Carolina. In 1952, David started racing in a 1940 Ford, at a hobby race in Woodruff, SC. He won $13, but liked the thrill so much that he knew racing was his life. In 1960, Pearson bought his...

Roger Penske

Roger Penske

Class of 1998 While Ohio native Roger Penske would go on to become one of the best known and most successful car and track owners in the history of motorsports, his driving record is also worthy of Hall of Fame status. Using his self-imposed rule of setting his goals...

Lee Petty

Lee Petty

Class of 1990 Out of the Piedmont of North Carolina, in a small community called Randleman, Lee Petty fashioned one of the greatest NASCAR careers and founded a dynasty that lives to this day. One of the pioneers of NASCAR and one of its first superstars, Petty won...

Maurice Petty

Maurice Petty

Class of 2011 Part of the famed Petty family, Maurice Petty is best known as the chief engine builder for Petty Enterprises. With Dale Inman turning wrenches and Maurice Petty providing horsepower, Richard Petty drove to 200 NASCAR victories during Maurice’s...

Richard Petty

Richard Petty

Richard Petty, International Motorsports Hall of Fame Member Class of 1997 Petty, winner of 200 Grand National/Winston Cup races and known as "The King" to race fans was born in Level Cross, North Carolina, on July 2, 1937. Richard grew up in the racing world. His...

Nelson Piquet Jr

Nelson Piquet Jr

Class of 2000 This talented Brazilian was one of the greatest drivers ever in Formula One racing, and one of a trio of fellow countrymen who claimed eight world championships between them. Piquet won 23 times in Grand Prix racing, and was the fastest qualifier 24...

Ferdinand Porsche

Ferdinand Porsche

Class of 1996 Dr Ferdinand Porsche was born in 1875 in Bohemia, and early on he devoted his time to things mechanical and electric.  When he was 15, his family was delighted to learn it had the second electrically lighted structure in town, for he had built a...

Alain Prost

Alain Prost

Class of 1999 Alain Prost becomes the first Frenchman to be inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame, and at the end of his splendid career, he had virtually re-written the Formula One record book. His 51 career wins, accomplished in 199 starts, is the...