The Hall of Fame of NASCAR Racing was decided to be constructed in North Caroline which is situated in Charlotte on 6th of March in the year 2006 and the work started in 2007. The work was expected to be completed by the end of 2010. NASCAR Hall of Fame is said to be an exciting asset for Charlotte tourism industry. It has also increased the job opportunities for the local people. With increased tourist the revenue from the Charlotte Tourism has also increased. An office building has been constructed. This particular building is used for NASCAR license and image marketing purposes. The authority has made a slogan for the business purpose which says that racing was built in this particular place and it belongs to the place. The Hall of Fame building has been designed in modern style which helps to capture the real spirit of NASCAR Racing. The main mission of the building is to recruit the first inductees. Other than this, there are many unofficial websites who claim them to be the Hall of Fame. A survey has been made to see the ratings of the popular NASCAR drivers.
The first name that can be seen in the popular NASCAR driver lists is Lee Petty. This particular driver was involved in NASCAR Racing in the 1960s and 1950s and during those days NASCAR was slowly gaining its popularity. At that time it was a nascent sport and people was slowly gaining interest for the particular sport. Lee is from North Carolina and his son’s name is Richard Petty who is also a NASCAR driver. Lee has achieved 54victories during his NASCAR career. The International Motor sports Hall of Fame recruited Lee Petty. He was also involved with North Carolina and also American Motor sports Hall of Fame.
Lee’s son Richard Petty has been getting quite a lot of votes at one of the unofficial websites of NASCAR Hall of Fame. This particular driver has achieved 7championsip titles and about 200 wins. Richard and also Dale Earnhardt hold the record of winning seven championship tiles in NASCAR racing history. Petty is known as the King of Racing. The next name that comes in the list is Bobby Allison. Bobby has got 84 victories along with three Daytona 500 championships. Cale Yarborough has also got great popularity. He has achieved around 83victories and has got a record of winning three straight championships. In All time NASCAR fame list Cale has got 5th ranking. This particular NASCAR driver has also achieved Daytona 500 for four times.
In the year 1977, Bobby Isaac left a race due to heat exhaustion. During the time of his treatment, Bobby had a massive heart attack and passed away. He had a short span of life of forty five years. During his NASCAR career he was successful enough to achieve thirty seven victories. Bobby has been among the all time great NASCAR drivers. He was also a member of 1979 National Motor sports Press Association Hall of Fame. It can be said that Charlotte is the home of NASCAR Racing.