Tony Stewart Leads a NASCAR Hall of Fame Class that Shares Bonds of Friendship and Competition

INDIANAPOLIS – AUGUST 7: Tony Stewart, the driver of the #20 Home Depot Chevrolet, celebrates winning the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Allstate 400 on August 7, 2005, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will join the NASCAR Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020, arguably the most interconnected group of five inductees yet to be voted into the sport’s most prestigious fraternity, as announced Wednesday at the Hall of Fame.

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Five Legends Named to 2019 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class

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during the NACAR Hall of Fame Voting Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 23, 2018, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Streeter Lechta/Getty Images

Allison, Gordon, Kulwicki, Penske and Roush Comprise Hall’s Tenth Class

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 23, 2018) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The five-person group – the tenth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Davey Allison, Alan Kulwicki, Jeff Gordon, Roger Penske and Jack Roush. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim Hunter earned the 2019 Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The distinguished group will be honored during the NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Feb. 1, 2019. Continue reading

Championship Engine Builder and Car Owner Robert Yates Honored by the Sport he Loved

Robert Yates reacts after he is announced to the NASCAR Hall of Fame during the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 24, 2017, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Note: This is the second in a five-part series of features detailing the careers of each of the five inductees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The inductees, who will be officially enshrined on Jan. 19 (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), are Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Robert Yates showed up at the NASCAR Hall of Fame that late afternoon last May genuinely not knowing if this would be the year – if that would be the day– he heard his name called as part of the official unveiling of the five-person 2017 Hall of Fame induction class. Continue reading