Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Wendell Scott: NASCAR Hall of Fame Nominee

   Wendell Scott (1921 – 1990) is the only black driver to win a race in what is now the Sprint Cup Series. Scott, nominated for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, ran 495 races run over 13 years.

'Auto racer Wendell Scott of Danville, Va., stock car racing's only African American driver, is shown May 24, 1972, with the maroon Chevrolet Monte Carlo he will drive in the World 600 at the Charlotte , N.C., Motor Speedway. ' (AP Photo)

1977. Wendell Scott.

Wendell Scott, Jacksonville, Fla. 1964.

September, 1973.