The late Biddle Ridley, an accomplished short track driver who went on to be a championship-winning crew chief for his brother Jody, heads the Class of 2019 for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. Joining Ridley are short-track driver Randy Holt, motorcycle racing champion and NASCAR driver Tammy Jo Kirk, the late car builder Bob
Five legendary racers are set to be inducted as members of the 2019 Class of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Hall of Fame in Dawsonville, GA on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will hold its 2019 Induction banquet on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 1:00 p.m.until 5:00 p.m. The cutoff date for inductee nominations for the year 2019 will be March 15, 2019. Each member of the voting panels will have a one week deadline for submitting their vote for the
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame hosted the Durrence Layne Racing Series Banquet on January 19, 2019. This is the Durrence Layne Racing Series, formerly the Nesmith Racing Series, banquet that was held Saturday evening Jan. 19. Over three hundred people attended the banquet that awards the top ten in each of four dirt racing
Spencer Davis, 19, has run four races this season on the Camping World Truck Series in trucks fielded by Kyle Busch Motorsports. He started eighth in the season opener at Daytona International Speedway and finished seventh. He qualified fourth at Atlanta Motor Speedway and finished 13th, and repeated those stats at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Greg Fielden has written 16 books on the history of NASCAR racing and worked for 24 years in the televising of Winston Cup events. From the highly acclaimed Forty Years of Stock Car Racing Series, to the history of the Beach Road racing events at Daytona entitled High Speed at Low Tide, the hard to
Five legendary racers are set to be inducted as members of the 2018 Class of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the Hall of Fame in Dawsonville on Aug. 11. The five are Charlie Hughes, Dan Elliott, Dick Anderson, the late Rance Phillips and the late Russell Nelson. Hughes, a dirt
The Fast 15 semi-finalists in the voting for the 2018 Class of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame include a driver who dominated dirt racing nationwide in 1976, all four women on the ballot, a motorcycle racing champion and two members of the famed Elliott Racing team from Dawsonville. Dalton’s Charlie Hughes, who won the
Jonathan Ingram, who for the past 41 years has been one of America’s top motorsports writers, is the 2017 recipient of the Jimmy Mosteller Award from the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. The award is given annually by the Hall of Fame to honor racing journalists for their lifetime contributions to the sport. Ingram, now
With 18 victories, 27 top-five and 32 top-10 finishes so far on the short tracks of the Southeast, Casey Roderick of Lawrenceville was the unanimous choice of a media panel to be the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame’s Driver of the Year. Roderick, who drives primarily for Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Ronnie Sanders and