Hendrick Motorsports

Rick Hendrick, Mark Martin and Benny Parsons enter NASCAR Hall of Fame

Rick Hendrick, Mark Martin and Benny Parsons enter NASCAR Hall of Fame

Rick Hendrick, owner of the most successful organization in NASCAR, grew up on a Virginia tobacco farm knowing that wasn't the life he wanted to lead. 

He took chance after chance chasing a NASCAR career, came close to folding his team more than once, but always found a way to persevere. It earned him a spot in the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night. 

Hendrick Motorsports has a NASCAR-leading 14 national titles — 11 in the top series with Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Terry Labonte. 

“I didn't know what I wanted to do in life, but I knew what I didn't want to do, and that was be a tobacco farmer,” Hendrick said. “But I wouldn't...

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