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  • In Honor of 2015 Nascar Hall of Fame Inductee Rex White

    by Representative Richard Hudson

    Posted on 2015-01-26

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    HUDSON of north carolina in the house of representatives Monday, January 26, 2015 Mr. HUDSON. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor and congratulate racing legend Rex White upon his induction into the sixth class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.



    After being diagnosed with polio as a child, White didn't imagine automobiles as anything more than a source of transportation. However, by the time he started racing in NASCAR in 1956, White was ready to start one of the most consistent careers in NASCAR history.

    The Taylorsville, North Carolina, native finished among the top five in 110 of the 233 races he participated in. His skill on the short tracks that dominated the schedule in his era allowed him to tally up top five and top ten finishes at a historic rate.

    White won six times during his 1960 championship season and his victory total ranks 22nd among all-time premier series winners.

    Rex White was named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998 and it is an honor to congratulate this North Carolina native on his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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