image005Charlotte’s Classic Rock “99.7 The Fox” (WRFX) Joins the Affiliate Lineup

New York, NY – February 11, 2015 — United Stations Radio Networks, Inc., (“USRN”) an independent leader in original network radio programming, is excited to mark the start of the 2015 NASCAR® racing season with the announcement that Riki Rachtman, the host of its long-running show, “Racing Rocks!” is now anchoring his weekly program from the radio studio at The NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C.

image006The program has been consistently airing on over 100 affiliated radio stations weekly since the Spring of 2003, and Rachtman moved to the Charlotte area just recently to be closer to the many key players in the auto racing industry for the kickoff of the 2015 NASCAR schedule in Daytona on February 22nd. Continue reading ““Racing Rocks! With Riki Rachtman” Moves Broadcasts To The NASCAR Hall Of Fame® Studio”

Hall of Fame LogoNominees For NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Fifth Class Announced
Famed Engine Builder Petty, Short Track Star Phillips Among 25 Eligible

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 10, 2013) — Larger than life figures who built NASCAR lap by lap and bolt by bolt from the post-World War II era into the 21st century comprise the 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

NASCAR today announced those 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s fifth induction class, and included among the diverse group are five newcomers whose achievements are cornerstones of the sport’s origins and continue to fuel its growth in contemporary times.

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2012-nascar-hall-of-fame-living-membersNASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 Previews New Season

 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2013) – A long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season.

2013 NASCAR Hall Of Fame Class Announced
Baker, Owens, Thomas, Wallace And Wood Comprise List Of New Inductees

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 23, 2012) – NASCAR announced today the 2013 class of inductees into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The five-person class, which will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., consists of Buck Baker, Cotton Owens, Herb Thomas, Rusty Wallace and Leonard Wood.

Members of the 54-member NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met today in a closed session in Charlotte, N.C., to vote on the induction class of 2013. The announcement was made by NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s “Great Hall.”

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NASCAR Trailblazer Wendell Scott, NASCAR Matriarch France Among The 25 Eligible

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 11, 2012) – Determination and innovation, two qualities existing in abundance in the men and women who built NASCAR, characterize the 25 nominees for the 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame class.

NASCAR today announced those 25 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s fourth induction class, and included among the diverse group are five newcomers who make this list arguably the most intriguing in the hall’s history.

Of the 25 nominees, 20 return from last year’s group. Five are first-timers, and all vary in expertise: NASCAR’s first treasurer and secretary Anne Bledsoe France, engine builder and owner Ray Fox, trailblazing driver Wendell Scott, promoter and sponsor executive Ralph Seagraves and driver champion Rusty Wallace. Of those new five, two represent ‘firsts’ for the hall: Scott the first African-American nominee; France the first female nominee.

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Variety Spices NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Third Class
Legends Inman, Waltrip, Wood, Yarborough, Evans Enshrined In Charlotte Ceremonies

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 20, 2012) — “A legend for everyone” describes the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s third class of inductees enshrined tonight, Friday, Jan. 20.

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Here’s the versatile list. Dale Inman – an eight-time champion, he’s the first to be inducted based on his primary role as a crew chief. Darrell Waltrip and Cale Yarborough – a pair of three-time NASCAR premier series champions, who won a combined 167 races. Glen Wood – the legendary car owner whose team has raced in seven decades, compiling 98 wins. And the late Richie Evans – a nine-time NASCAR Modified champion, the first to be inducted from outside NASCAR’s premier division.

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