West Coast Stock Car/Motorsports Hall Of Fame Inducts Class Of 2022
The West Coast Stock Car/Motorsports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2022, which includes industry pioneers representing the west’s short tracks, Indianapolis 500, NASCAR’s national competitions, and international tracks of Europe.
Elected for induction in the Class of 2022 are Greg Biffle, NASCAR Xfinity and Craftsman Truck Series champion; Garrett Evans, inaugural and four-time NASCAR Northwest Series champion; Brendan Gaughan, two-time ARCA Menards Series champion; David Gilliland, two-time ARCA Menards Series West championship crew chief; John Moore, 2021 NASCAR State of California champion and Spears Racing League championship owner; and Jimmy Sills, three-time United States Auto Club Silver Crown champion.
2022 Heritage inductees are Art and Michael Atkinson, father and son officials and track operators; Phil Casey, nine-time United States Auto Club national championship chief mechanic winner; Ron Esau, 1996 NASCAR Southwest Series champion; Phil Hill, first American-born Formula 1 champion; Ken Sapper, three-time Saugus (CA) Speedway modified stock car champion; and Jim Walker, Riverside (CA) Raceway Permatex 300 winner and multiple Redwood Acres (CA) Raceway champion.
The second annual Knockin Doorz Down Philanthropist of the Year award, presented by 51FIFTY, was announced for Speedway Children’s Charities, the charitable arm of Speedway Motorsports LLC.
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