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Chip Ganassi

Owner Extraordinaire: Multi-Series Champion Chip Ganassi To Be Inducted Into The Motorsports Hall Of Fame Of America June 29

  • Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, DAYTONA 500, Rolex 24 At Daytona Wins Highlight Legendary Career

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 27, 2016) – Chip Ganassi, one of racing’s most-successful car owners, will be inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) at the 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone on Wednesday, June 29 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach.

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John Mecom Jr.

John Mecom Jr. To Receive Bob Russo Heritage Award At 28th Annual MSHFA Induction Ceremony Presented by Bridgestone

  • Legendary Car Owner Won Indianapolis 500 In 1st Attempt
  • Helped Spur Worldwide Growth Of Sports Car Racing In 1960s

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2016) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) announced today that John Mecom Jr. will receive the Bob Russo Heritage Award 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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Motorsports Hall Of Fame Of America Receives $2.5 Million Grant From Petersen Foundation, To Develop Robert E. Petersen Theater In Hall’s New Daytona International Speedway Home

  • Theater Planned For 2017 Opening
  • First Phase Of MSHFA Relocation Project Targeted For June Completion
  • MSHFA To Showcase All Forms Of American Motorsports At ‘World Center Of Racing’

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 20, 2016) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) announced today that it has received a $2.5 million grant from the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Foundation of Los Angeles, with the money targeted to fund construction and development of the Robert E. Petersen Theater in the hall’s new permanent home at Daytona International Speedway.

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