Knoxville HoF seat new board members

Larry Smith Elected President as New Board Members Seated KNOXVILLE, IOWA (August 21, 2004) - Larry Smith of Des Moines was elected president of the board of directors of the non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation ...

Larry Smith Elected President as New Board Members Seated

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (August 21, 2004) - Larry Smith of Des Moines was elected president of the board of directors of the non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation during last week's Knoxville Nationals. Jim Cadwell of Oskaloosa, who was president in 2003-2004, now becomes immediate past president.

Steve Agan of Knoxville is the newly-elected vice-president, while Doug Auld of Tampa, Florida, becomes secretary/treasurer. Jack Housby of Des Moines and Dick Woodland of Paso Robles, California, were elected to four-year terms on the 9-member board.

Continuing their terms on the board are Louis Long of Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Jim Banks of Topeka, Kansas, and Grant Rankin of nearby Bussey. The board, staff and membership of the museum would also like to thank Bob Elder of Belleville, Illinois, and Tom Long of Winder, Georgia, for their years of service.

Elected to two-year terms on the 21-member advisory board of directors were Iowans Kevin Schneider, Chuck Kopache, Jim Jones, Duane Davis and Al Cole, and Allan Brown of Michigan, Paul Arch of Pennsylvania, Lynn Paxton of Pennsylvania, Larry Janicsek of Wisconsin, and Bruce Neimeth of Oklahoma.

Continuing their terms on the advisory board are Dave Argabright of Indiana, Bev Thompson of Pennsylvania, Steve Beitler of Washington, Dick Carbery of New York, Tom Hall of New York, Chuck Fawcett of California, and Iowans Bob Dyer, Jamie Hollingshead, Mike Richardson and Art Worral. The board, staff and membership would like to acknowledge Billy Wilkerson of California, Shirley Kear of Ohio, Jim Erickson of Iowa, and Brad Doty of Ohio for their efforts over the years on behalf of the sports museum.

The next scheduled quarterly board meeting of the non-profit museum foundation will take place on Friday, October 1, 2004, at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing in York Springs, Pennsylvania, as part of the Williams Grove National Open weekend.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Duane Davis , Mike Richardson , Tom Long , Tom Hall
Teams Williams