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Saturday, January 16, 2016 -

Champion sprint car driver Dave Darland of Indiana has been named the recipient of the 2015 “Thomas J. Schmeh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Sport” by all three voting panels of the North American Sprint Car Poll.  According to poll founder and current National Sprint Car Museum curator Tom Schmeh, after whom the award was permanently named back in 2014, “The poll’s Outstanding Contribution Award is the museum foundation’s highest honor for current achievers in the sport, ...


Friday, January 15, 2016 -

For the eighth time in his career, Donny Schatz of Fargo, North Dakota, was voted the “Driver of the Year” by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers.  The 2015 Knoxville Nationals winner, Chico Gold Cup Race of Champions winner and World of Outlaws (WoO) champion, earned all twenty-five (25) first-place ballots cast in the year-end poll. 

Tony ...


Thursday, January 14, 2016 - Aaron Reutzel of Clute, Texas, was voted the 2015 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the first time.  Ruetzel, the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) national tour champion, earned seventeen (17) of the twenty-one (21) first-place ballots cast in the year-end poll.  Aaron Reutzel earned the “Team of the Year” award, too.  Finally, Aaron ...
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - Robert Ballou, originally of Rockin, California, today was unanimously named the 2015 “Driver of the Year” by the North American Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the first time.  The United States Auto Club (USAC) point champion earned all sixteen (16) first-place ballots cast in the year-end poll.  The USAC Indiana Sprint Week champion also earned the 2015 non-winged sprint car “Team of the Year” award.

Those drivers ranked ...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 -

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2016.  Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 4, during the twenty-seventh annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are:

Drivers:  Dale Blaney


Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - The non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation is gearing up for a big week in Tulsa, Oklahoma, during the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, presented by General Tire, on January 12-16.  The museum’s week will be highlighted by the announcement of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame’s “27th Class” on Tuesday, January 12, and its museum-benefit auction on Thursday, January 14.  In addition, its three divisions of North American Sprint Car Poll awards will ...