IMSA Reveals Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

IMSA Reveals Inaugural Hall of Fame Class | THE SHOPThe International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has revealed the inaugural class for the new IMSA Hall of Fame, the sanctioning body announced.

The list of inductees includes four drivers, three IMSA founders and four iconic race cars from throughout the organization’s 54-year history.

The inductees will be honored as part of October’s WeatherTech Night of Champions held following the Motul Petit Le Mans season finale to celebrate the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and crown series champions, the organization said.

Drivers Peter Gregg, Hurley Haywood, Al Holbert and Scott Pruett will join the three founders of the International Motor Sports Association, John and Peggy Bishop and Bill France Sr., as the inaugural class, the organization said.

In addition to the seven people selected to the first IMSA Hall of Fame class, four iconic race cars – the Chevrolet Corvette C5-R, Ferrari 333 SP, Mazda RX-7 GTU and the Porsche 962 – also have been selected for enshrinement.

Click here for the full story, including biographies of each inductee, from IMSA.

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