NASCAR Hall of Fame fan vote for 2018 class now open
The official fan vote for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2018 class is officially open.
Fans who participate between now and May 24 will help contribute to one of the 54 ballots that will be cast in the voting process.
When voting at nascar.com fans can choose up to five nominees and they can vote up to 50 times a day.
There are 20 nominees on the ballot this year. Joe Gibbs, Roger Penske, Davey Allison, Bobby Labonte and Red Farmer are the newest additions to the ballot.
Here are the 20 nominees:
Davey Allison, won 19 times in NASCAR’s premier series, including the 1992 Daytona 500.
Buddy Baker, won 19 times in NASCAR’s premier series, including the Daytona 500 and Southern 500.
Red Byron, first NASCAR premier series champion, in 1949.
Ray Evernham, three-time NASCAR premier series championship crew chief.
Red Farmer, three-time Late Model Sportsman champion; 1956 Modified champion.
Ray Fox, legendary engine builder, crew chief and car owner.
Joe Gibbs, combined for nine car owner championships in premier and Xfinity series.
Ron Hornaday Jr., four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion.
Harry Hyde, 1970 NASCAR premier series championship crew chief.
Alan Kulwicki, 1992 NASCAR premier series champion.
Bobby Labonte, won a championship in both the premier series and Xfinity Series.
Hershel McGriff, 1986 NASCAR west series champion.
Roger Penske, combined for four car owner championships in premier and Xfinity series.
Larry Phillips, only five-time NASCAR weekly series national champion.
Jack Roush, five-time car owner champion in NASCAR’s three national series.
Ricky Rudd, won 23 times in NASCAR’s premier series, including the 1997 Brickyard 400.
Ken Squier, legendary radio and television broadcaster; inaugural winner/namesake of Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence.
Mike Stefanik, winner of record-tying nine NASCAR championships.
Waddell Wilson, won three NASCAR premier series championships as an engine builder.
Robert Yates, won NASCAR premier series championship as both an engine builder and owner