We are honored to announce our 2022 Iowa Hall of Fame Class! We want to thank everyone who took time to send in nominations for our consideration. We had over 100 names to choose from this year. We enjoy learning about the many individuals who have shaped the sport of auto racing in the state of Iowa. Nominees who were not selected this year will carry over and be considered in the following years. Congratulations to the 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees!
Pre-1970/Any Category: Bill Beckman, John Connolly, Dale DeFrance, Ron Jackson, Les Wildin
Drivers 1970 – Present: Gary Crawford, John Logue, Terry McCarl, Joe Merryfield, Ken Walton, Bill Zwanziger
Owner/Builder/Car Sponsor: Dean Sylvester
Promoter/Official/Media/Event or Series Sponsor: Robert Lawton, Jim Wilson
Motorcycle: Justin Brayton
Figure 8: Orval Kinne, Tim Nelson
Drag Racing: David Wells
Other: Larry Sommerfelt, The Killen Family
The Iowa Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held Saturday, November 12th at the Briggs Woods Conference Center in Webster City, Iowa. This ceremony is open to the public and is such a great night to honor the inductees and share memories and stories with fellow racing enthusiasts! Ticket information will be announced very soon!