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National Sprint Car Hall of Fame To Welcome 13 More Individuals In June

Posted: Friday, January 14th, 2011 at 5:54 am

The 2011 class being inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame this summer will boast of a Knoxville Nationals Champion and an Indianapolis 500 winning owner. Six drivers including Four-Time Knoxville Nationals Champion and Eight-Time Knoxville Raceway Track Champion Danny Lasoski will be inducted. Also going in as drivers are: Jimmy Boyd, Bob Burman, Wally Campbell, Joe Sostillio, and Gary Wright. Three owners are going into the Hall including Andy Granatelli who won the 1969 Indianapolis 500 as an owner. Also going in as an owner are: Bruce Bromme Jr, and Leonard Kerbs. The Promoters and Media category has four individuals going in including: W.W. Bowen, Gene Marderness, Della Rice, and Emmett Shelley. The induction ceremonies will be held June fourth.