|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 1990|
Auto Race Car Driver. He was the first African American stock car racer, beginning racing in NASCAR's Winston Cup Division in 1961. Richard Pryor portayed him in motion picture "Greased Lightening." In 1999 he was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame.
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Record added: Nov 15, 2008
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Added: Aug. 29, 2014
Wendell is in the NASCAR Hall of Fame, class of 2015. All his efforts are appreciated.|
Added: Jul. 2, 2014
I've read that hard work and perseverance gets one into the Hall of Fame; Mr. Scott you worked 3 times as hard as anyone else! This country and NASCAR is still racked with stupidity and ignorance in the form of racism. You stood your ground thru it all. T...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 2, 2014
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