This Day in Sports History: Wendell Scott Becomes the First Black Driver Inducted Into the NASCAR Hall of Fame

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On May 21st, 2014, Wendell Scott made history, becoming the first black driver inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Scott competed in 495 Grand National races in his career, retiring with 147 top-10 finishes. In 1963, he won at Speedway Park in a Grand National Series race, becoming the first black driver to ever win a race at that level of NASCAR.