MSHFA, Daytona Beach, Florida

Seven For '16: Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into MSHFA On Wednesday Night

  • 28th Annual Induction Ceremony Presented By Bridgestone Makes Daytona Beach Debut
  • The Shores Resort & Spa To Host Milestone Event
  • Tuesday Heroes Of Horsepower Reception In Hall’s Home At Daytona International Speedway
  • Wednesday Inductee Lunch Hosted By Toyota At Speedway’s Stadium Toyota Injector
  • Hall Opens To Public On Sunday, As Part of Speedway’s Fan Tours

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.

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AMA Dirt-Track Ace Everett Brashear To Be Inducted Into MSHFA

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.

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Versatile Driver/Broadcaster Sam Posey Part Of 2016 MSHFA Inductee Class

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.

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‘Voice Of The NHRA’ Dave McClelland To Be Heard – And Honored At MSHFA Induction June 29

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 7, 2016) – “The Voice of the NHRA,” Dave McClelland, 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.

McClelland is one of the most legendary voices in all of motorsports and certainly the most legendary in the history of National Hot Rod Association drag racing. Thanks to McClelland’s years of NHRA-related work on ESPN, SPEED and The Nashville Network his face is very recognizable, too.

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Richard Childress

Richard Childress A Self-Made Success Story: Former NASCAR Driver Turned Champion Car Owner To Be Inducted Into The MSHFA June 29

  • Six NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships, 211 NASCAR National Series Victories For Stock-Car Legend

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 3, 2016) – One of NASCAR’s most-successful car owners, Richard Childress, 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.

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Gary Gabelich

Land Speed And Drag Boat Driver Gary Gabelich To Be Inducted Into MSHFA June 29

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla (June 1, 2016) – Gary Gabelich, one of the fastest men on earth in his day, will be inducted posthumously 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.

Gabelich chased speed records on both land and water during a brief but mercurial competitive career. This former Apollo test astronaut never went into space – he tested equipment in weightless conditions and performance under extreme lateral forces – but he rode rockets on land and sea.

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