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Saturday, January 17, 2015 -
Champion sprint car driver Sammy Swindell of Tennessee has been named the recipient of the 2014 “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 May, “The poll’s Outstanding Contribution Award is the museum foundation’s highest honor for current achievers in the sport, as ...
Friday, January 16, 2015 -
Dave Darland of Kokomo, Indiana, today was named the 2014 “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 leading United States Auto Club (USAC) sprint car feature winner of all-time earned four (4) of the fourteen (14) first-place ballots cast in the year-end poll.

Those drivers ranked second through fifth, respectively, are United States ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 -

Jason Johnson of Eunice, Louisiana, was voted the 2014 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the sixth time. Johnson, the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) national tour champion, earned eight (8) of the eighteen (18) first-place ballots cast in the year-end poll. Read More »


Wednesday, January 14, 2015 -

For the seventh 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 2014 Knoxville Nationals winner and World of Outlaws (WoO) champion, earned twenty-three (23) of the twenty-four (24) first-place ballots cast ...


Tuesday, January 13, 2015 -
The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2015. Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 30, during the twenty-sixth annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are:

Drivers:
Gene “Tiger” Brown, Donnie Kreitz (Jr.), Danny Smith.

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Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - Thunderhead racing apparel founder and now author Tom Toutz will be signing and selling his new book, “Thunderhead: One Man’s Journey to Fulfill a Life Passion,” in the National Sprint Car Museum trade show booth at next week’s Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, presented by General Tire, on January 13-17 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Proceeds from the book’s sales will benefit the non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation, Inc. 

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