Joe Weatherly

Junie Donlavey's greatest NASCAR drivers

The most memorable drivers to wheel Junie Donlavey's No. 90 Fords
The most memorable drivers to pilot Junie Donlavey's No. 90 cars on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit.

Junie Donlavey enjoyed a 45-year run as a car owner in the sport of NASCAR. The Richmond, Va., native passed away on June 9 at the age of 90. His age was a fitting tribute to the man fellow car owner Glen Wood called “the most well-like person ever in the sport of NASCAR,” as Donlavey campaigned the No. 90 on his machines for all but 23 of the 863 races entered.  Junie Donlavey

 

NASCAR's Hall of Fame, Part 1: The Next Five

The drivers who should make up the 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame class
NASCAR’s 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced last week. An all-driver quintet of Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White made for a fine induction group with a natural mix of contemporary and pioneer. In this first of two posts, Athlon Sports contributor Vito Pugliese highlights the people he believes should occupy the next two classes of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

NASCAR’s 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced last week. An all-driver quintet of Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White made for a fine induction group with a natural mix of contemporary and pioneer.

In this first of two posts, Athlon Sports contributor Vito Pugliese highlights the people he believes should occupy the next two classes of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.