2002 West Coast Stock Car reunion notes

Ray Elder leads inaugural Hall of Fame candidates. Five-time Nascar Winston West champion Ray Elder leads a group of 30 former west coast champions, car Owners and officials being inducted into the Inaugural West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame on...

Ray Elder leads inaugural Hall of Fame candidates.

Five-time Nascar Winston West champion Ray Elder leads a group of 30 former west coast champions, car Owners and officials being inducted into the Inaugural West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame on July 26.

Joining Elder in the Inaugural class will be Bill Amick, Bill Stroppe, Bob Barkhimer, Bruce Alexander, Carl Dane, Charlie Curryer, Cos Cancilla, Danny Letner, Eddie Gray, J. C. Agajanian, Jim Dane, Johnny Soares Sr., Lloyd Dane, Lou Figaro, Marvin Panch, Marvin Porter, Parnelli Jones, Ron Hornaday Sr., Scotty Cain, Troy Ruttman, Bill Schmitt, Ernie Conn, Hershel McGriff, Jack McCoy, Jim Insolo, Jim Robinson, Ken Clapp, Les Richter and Roy Smith. The thirty drivers will become the inaugural members of the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame, which honors drivers, car owners, mechanics and officials who have made significant contributions to the success and colorful history of the sport.

The event will take place in conjunction with the Second Annual West Coast Stock Car Reunion July 27. The hall of fame banquet will be held July 26 at the Sheraton Four Points in Monrovia, California.

The current West Coast Stock Car Hall Of Fame board of directors consist of Tim Meyer, publisher of Racing News West, Ken Clapp, NASCAR vice president, track owner, Owen Kearns, NASCAR Craftsman media coordinator, Jack McCoy, 2-time west coast stockcar champion, Les Richter, Nascar vice president, and Walt James, Race Driver, official and promoter.

For more information please contact: Tim Meyer @ 435-635-2257, fax 435-635-2298 or email info@stockcarreunion.com or visit stockcarreunion.com

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Series Stock car
Drivers Ron Hornaday Jr. , Parnelli Jones , Marvin Panch , Hershel McGriff , Jim Robinson