The Board of Directors of the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame is comprised of a broad mix of individuals from inside and outside the motorsports community, each sharing insights from the world of business, law, media and racing. The board’s most public function is voting on each year’s class of inductees. It also oversees the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame’s charitable activities as a 501(c)3 non- profit organization. Several board members also have been inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame.
President, Auto Club Speedway
Motorsports marketing executive *
NASCAR K&N Pro Series West
championship owner *
Charles (Chuck) Custer, Esq.
Senior partner at the law firm
Gordon & Rees LLP, San Francisco
President, ISM Raceway
Senior VP, Sonoma Raceway
Laree Renda Hazlehurst
Senior VP (retired), Safeway
Ed Justice, Jr.
Justice Brothers owner *
Owen A. Kearns
NASCAR PR executive (retired) *
Hall of Fame Major League
Baseball Manager, animal welfare activist
NASCAR K&N Pro Series championship
car owner and promoter *
Motorsports author and photographer
Owner, Performance P-1 Motorsports
President, Sonoma Raceway *
Owner, National Speedway News
and TV network announcer
President, Universal Specialties Inc.
Public relations/announcer/historian *
NASCAR Senior Series Director (retired)
Michael Verlatti Jr.
Senior Executive VP, ISM
President and owner,
Golden State Foods, track owner *
Former NASCAR and open
wheel team owner *
NASCAR Vice President, retired,
California track operator
* West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame member