2003 Glick Award nominees announced

Legends all for 2003 Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Carlsbad, Calif., Jan. 10, 2003 -- Racing legends Craig Breedlove, Rick Mears, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme and Les Richter have been nominated for the fourth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The...

Legends all for 2003 Eagle One-Shav Glick Award

Carlsbad, Calif., Jan. 10, 2003 -- Racing legends Craig Breedlove, Rick Mears, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme and Les Richter have been nominated for the fourth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award.

The award, presented by the car-care products company, recognizes distinguished achievement in motor racing by a Californian. Previous winners were Dan Gurney, Wally Parks and Parnelli Jones.

Named in honor of the long-time motor sports writer for the Los Angeles Times, the award will be presented during pre-race ceremonies at the NASCAR Winston Cup race, April 27, at California Speedway.

Breedlove, a former Land Speed Record holder, was the first driver to exceed 400, 500 and 600 mph. Mears was a four-time winner of the Indy 500 and three time CART national champion. Pook founded the Long Beach Grand Prix and now is President and CEO of CART. Prudhomme was a four-time NHRA Funny Car champion.

Richter was president and overseer of Riverside International Raceway for23 years and a leading force in the building of California Speedway. Judges are: Mike Harris, Associated Press; Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune; Jim Short, Riverside Press-Enterprise; Doug Stokes, Irwindale Speedway; John Zimmermann, Racer magazine; and Parnelli Jones.

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Series Automotive , General
Drivers Dan Gurney , Parnelli Jones , Don Prudhomme , Chris Pook