Rusty Wallace (shown here driving around Infineon Raceway in 1996) was one of 25 nominees announced for the 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame class Thursday. Photo Credit: David Taylor / Getty Images
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
The NASCAR Hall of Fame unveiled the 25 nominees for the Class of 2013 Thursday. Among the 25 men and women announced, there were five first-time nominees. The five first-timers were: Rusty Wallace, Wendell Scott, Ray Fox, Anne Bledsoe France and Ralph Seagraves.
The other 20 nominees were nominated last year as well.
Here is a list of every nominee for the NASCAR Hall of Fame class of 2013 and their accolades:
Buck Baker – First driver to win consecutive Sprint Cup Series championships (1956-57), 46 career Sprint Cup wins, and 45 poles.
Red Byron – First Sprint Cup Series champion (1949), two career wins in 15 starts.
Richard Childress – 11-time champion car owner in NASCAR’s National Series, 285 starts, six top-five finshes, and 76 top-10s as a...