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Motorsports Hall of Fame of America President Ron Watson dies at 72
'Hero of horsepower' was the force behind the racing shrine
Arrangements for Ron Watson, President and Founder of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (November 3, 2019) - Ron Watson, founder president of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA), died on the evening of Oct 27th at the age of 72, leaving a legacy of remarkable accomplishments in creating the MSHFA, then molding it into a respected organization that honors all forms of motorsports.
Gala Returns to The Shores Resort and Spa for Fifth Year
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 17, 2019) - The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) announced today that the Firestone brand of Bridgestone Americas will serve as presenting sponsor of its 32nd annual induction ceremony on Tuesday, March 17 at the Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach.
Byron, Carr, Clymer, Dallenbach, Hendrick, Ickx, Lund, Montgomery, Stewart in 32nd Induction Class
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 5, 2019) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) will induct its largest class in recent years March 16 - 17, 2020 during its 32nd annual Induction Celebration in Daytona Beach.
Danny Thompson Featured Guest in Monday, May 13, Presentation at the MSHFA on the Story Behind the Challenger II 2018 Record Run
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 9, 2019) – A pair of all-American land speed race cars representing the past and present glory of man's never-ending pursuit of speed are headed to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) at Daytona International Speedway.
Duesenbergs Dazzle at 2019 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Induction Ceremony Presented by Firestone
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ( April 22, 2019) – A pair of classic Duesenberg automobiles were in the spotlight at last month's Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) 31st Induction Ceremony Presented by Firestone, the crowning event of the MSHFA's two-day, multifunction 2019 induction celebration, March 11-12, in Daytona Beach.