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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame induction will add to organization’s charitable giving

AVONDALE, Ariz. (May 7, 2018) – The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame’s annual induction dinner has become one of motorsports’ largest celebrations of excellence – and good times for more than 400 attendees. But the enshrinement is more … Continue reading

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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame announces six additional members for 2018 induction

AVONDALE, Ariz. (April 9, 2018) – Freddie Agabashian and George Bignotti, two Californians who share a common racing legacy, are among five 2018 Heritage inductees who will be enshrined in the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame later this … Continue reading

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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame announces six-member induction Class of 2018

AVONDALE, Ariz. (March 11, 2018) – Joe Garone, president, and general manager of 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Furniture Row Racing, heads the six-member Class of 2018 being inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame … Continue reading

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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame announces 10 candidates for final 2018 Induction vote

AVONDALE, Ariz. (January 9, 2018) – The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame has announced the 10 finalists for its Class of 2018 induction, a list that includes five first-time nominees. The five first-time nominees to emerge from the … Continue reading

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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame announces nominations for Class of 2018 induction

PHOENIX (Nov. 12, 2017) – Twenty individuals reflecting a varied history of the motor racing industry have been nominated for induction into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. The organization’s ballot, from which five inductees ultimately will be … Continue reading

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Bleier, Verlatti Jr. named to West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame board of directors

PHOENIX (October 18, 2017) – Racing historian Melissa Bleier and digital development pioneer Michael Verlatti Jr. have been named to the board of directors of the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. Bleier, who resides in Port Costa, Calif., … Continue reading

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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame inducts 2017 class before record attendance

PHOENIX (June 27, 2017) – The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame conducted its 14th Annual Induction Ceremony, presented by Gateway Motorsports Park, on June 22 before a record attendance of nearly 400. Present for induction were off-road legend … Continue reading

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Kenny Takeuchi, ace racing PA man, next media inductee into West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame

(Note: This is the seventh and final of a series of press releases on the 2017 inductees into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. The 14th Annual Induction Ceremony, presented by Gateway Motorsports Park, will be held June … Continue reading

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West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame inductee Frank Secrist won titles, set speed records at Daytona

(Note: This is the sixth of a series of press releases on the 2017 inductees into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. The 14th Annual Induction Ceremony, presented by Gateway Motorsport Park, will be held June 22 at … Continue reading

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SCCA Trans-Am, IMSA titles among Pruett’s West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame accomplishments

(Note: This is the fifth of a series of press releases on the 2017 inductees into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame. The 14th Annual Induction Ceremony, presented by Gateway Motorsports Park, will be held June 22 at … Continue reading

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