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American Motorsports Hall of Fame

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  • Andy Granatelli (1923 - 2013)
    Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony "Andy" Granatelli (March 18, 1923 – December 29, 2013) was an American businessman, most prominent as the CEO of STP (motor oil company) as we...
  • Harold Arminius Miller (1875 - 1943)
    Arminius Miller (December 9, 1875 – May 3, 1943), commonly called Harry, was an American race car designer and builder who was most active in the 1920s and 1930s. Griffith Borgeson called him "the grea...
  • Wally Parks (1913 - 2007)
    Gordon Parks (January 23, 1913 – September 28, 2007) was an American writer. He was the founder, president, and chairman of the National Hot Rod Association, better known as NHRA. He was instrumental i...
  • Mickey Thompson (1928 - 1988)
    Lee "Mickey" Thompson (December 7, 1928 – March 16, 1988) was an American auto racing builder and promoter.A hot rodder since his youth, Thompson increasingly pursued land speed records in his late 20s...
  • Barney Oldfield (1878 - 1946)
    Eli "Barney" Oldfield (June 3, 1878 – October 4, 1946) was an automobile racer and pioneer. He was born on a farm on the outskirts of Wauseon, Ohio. He was the first man to drive a car at 60 miles per ...

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The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America is a Hall of Fame and museum for American motorsports legends. The museum hosts over forty motorports-related vehicles. The collection is constantly changing. There are exhibits and displays of racing personalities, vehicles, and memorabilia.

Eligibility for induction is extended to "any person who has driven, piloted, owned, designed, built, supported, maintained, prepared or promoted motorized vehicles in pursuit of speed, distance or other records." An inductee must either be retired for at least three years, or engaged in the top level for their area of motorsports for at least twenty years.

A panel of prior inductees, historians, journalists, and retired competitors vote for the final selections. Inductees receive the "Horsepower" trophy upon induction held annually in August.