The Covid-19 virus has turned the world upside down this past several months, but some things go on; such as celebrations and Hall of Fame ceremonies.
In January the NASCAR Hall of Fame inducted a new class of members. Now the Hall of Fame preparing to add a few more names to the prestigious list of past drivers, crew members, owners, and officials who make up the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In past years, five nominees moved on to become a new inductee; this year, only three new members will be named.
A total of 15 nominees have been released – 10 from the Modern Era and five from the Pioneer era. Two names will be chosen from the Modern Era and one name from the Pioneer Era.
The list of nominees for the 2021 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame are:
Dale Earnhardt JR
Nominees for the Landmark Award are:
Dr. Joseph Mattioli
Should Dale Earnhardt Jr become a member of the Hall of Fame on his first year of eligibility, he will join his father Dale Earnhardt Sr who was voted into the Hall on its inaugural year in 2010.
Pioneer era nominee Red Farmer and Modern era nominees Mike Stefanik and Dale Earnhardt Jr have all been selected as the newest members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Dale Jr led the ballots with 76 percent of the vote.