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NASCAR Hall of Fame welcomes sixth class of inductees

CHARLOTTE, N.C. They were trailblazers and record-setters. The sixth class inducted Friday night into the NASCAR Hall of Fame was a diversified one in backgrounds but a common one in occupation they were some of the sport's most respected and talented drivers. Their respective personalities and work ethic also helped attract fans to what was once a niche sport based in the Southeast. Making up the class of 2015 are Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Rex White, Joe Weatherly and Bill Elliott. In introducing inductee Fred Lorenzen, three-time Cup champion Tony Stewart quipped, "He was a teen idol with movie star good looks, so clearly we have a lot in common." Lorenzen, 80,...

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