Found February 16, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Ricky Rudd and championship team owner Richard Childress will be inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association's Hall of Fame in May. The two were selected on more than 65 percent of the ballots cast by NMPA members to earn induction into the Hall. Childress was selected on 70 percent of the ballots. Rudd was selected on 66 percent of the ballots. As a driver, Rudd competed in the NASCAR Cup ranks over the course of 32 years. He drove for some of the most prominent team owners in the sport's history, including Bud Moore, Richard Childress, Rick Hendrick, Robert Yates and the Wood Brothers, as well as winning races competing as an owner/driver. Rudd earned 23 Cup wins and racked up 374 top-10 finishes, 194 of them top fives. His list of races won includes the prestigious Brickyard 400. He also earned 29 pole positions and finished in the top 10 in the standings 19 times. He also has a Nationwide Series win to his credit and made a record 788 consecutive Cup starts. Rudd will work as an analyst on "SPEED Center" in 2012. Childress formed Richard Childress Racing in 1972, originally competing as an owner/driver. He has gone on to win six titles as a team owner, all with Dale Earnhardt, and 100 races at the Cup level. His list of races won includes the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400. Overall, Childress has 11 championships in NASCAR's top levels of competition. Childress fields three Sprint Cup teams this season, with drivers Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick and Paul Menard.

Childress, Rudd honored by NMPA

Richard Childress (photo courtesy of NASCAR Media) The National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) announced on Wednesday the 2012 inductees into its Hall of Fame — Richard Childress and Ricky Rudd. Both men were chosen for induction, because both were on more than 65 percent of ballots cast by NMPA members. Childress’ name appeared on 70 percent of the ballots and Rudd’s...

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