Benny Parsons

Sizing Up NASCAR's 2013 Hall of Fame Class

Best bets for the upcoming class
<p> Athlon Sports contributor Vito Pugliese examines the 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame field and who he believes will earn induction.</p>
2012

by Vito Pugliese

The 25 nominees for the 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame class were announced Thursday in Charlotte, NC. A mix of pioneers, drivers, owners and promoters pepper the list, and going through the names, virtually all of them are qualified to make it into the Hall on the first ballot. However, only five are eligible to get in each year, so there are 20 who will be going home — kind of like the largest go-or-go-home field made up of all-stars and who's who of NASCAR history.

Chattin' with Benny Parsons

In 2006, Athlon Sports sat down with the Hall of Fame driver and legendary broadcaster, who passed away in January 2007
<p> In 2006, Athlon Sports sat down with the Hall of Fame driver and legendary broadcaster, who passed away in January 2007</p>
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2006

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

Article originally published in 2006 Athlon Sports Racing annual