DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2017) – Many of racing's greatest names will be on hand for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America's (MSHFA) official grand opening at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 17.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 27, 2016) – A monumental week for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) is on tap, highlighted by Wednesday night’s 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone at The Shores Resort & Spa.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 21, 2016) – Everett Brashear, one of the top dirt-track motorcycle racers of all time, will be one of seven motorsports luminaries inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) at the 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone on June 29 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach.
Brashear won a total of 15 AMA national races from 1952-1960. He won four of those races in 1953, before a severe injury cut short a potential championship campaign.
When he retired from competition, Brashear immersed himself in other areas of the motorcycle industry, working for Harley-Davidson, Triumph, Yamaha and Kawasaki. In all, he spent 47 years in the industry. Brashear was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1988.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 14, 2016) – Known for both a remarkable versatility and a captivating personality which both carried over from the race track to the broadcast booth, dual legend Sam Posey will be inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) at the 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone on June 29 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Posey’s exploits over the course of several decades made him one of the motorsports industry’s most recognizable and respected personalities. During his driving career, Posey raced in Can-Am, Trans-Am, IndyCar, sports cars, Formula One and NASCAR competition. He raced in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 10 times, finishing in the top 10 five times, with a best finish of third in 1971. After retiring from racing in 1974, Posey became an ABC commentator. He now works for NBC Sports Network on Formula One coverage and has written numerous well-regarded books and magazine articles on motorsports subjects.