and Induction Process | Hall of Fame Committee | Nomination Form
and Induction Process for 2009
purpose of the Pittsburgh Circle Track Club Hall of Fame is
to permanently recognize those individuals who have attained
significant accomplishments or provided significant long-term
contributions to Pittsburgh area auto racing.
eligible for induction shall include drivers, car owners, mechanics,
sponsors, track officials, promoters, members of the media,
or any other individual who has attained such accomplishments
or provided such long-term contributions to Pittsburgh area
eligible for induction may be retired or currently active individuals
who have attained such accomplishments or provided such long-term
contributions to Pittsburgh area auto racing.
eligible for induction may have attained such accomplishments
within the Pittsburgh area directly or as a representative of
the Pittsburgh area in other arenas of auto racing.
eligible for induction may have provided such contributions
to Pittsburgh area auto racing solely through activities of
the Pittsburgh Circle Track Club.
into the Hall of Fame shall be determined by secret voting on
the official ballot of nominees by the Pittsburgh Circle Track
Club officers and the Hall of Fame Committee near the end of
each calendar year.
official ballot of nominees shall be established from properly
completed nomination forms by the Hall of Fame Committee.
official ballot of nominees shall consist of up to three deceased
candidates and up to ten living candidates selected from the
nomination forms by the Hall of Fame Committee.
official ballot shall be typed and include a brief description
of the nominees accomplishments or contributions to Pittsburgh
area auto racing.
official ballot shall be voted upon by a quorum of at least
75% of the officers and the Hall Of Fame Committee. A typed
list of the officers and the Hall of Fame Committee will be
attached to the ballot.
time and place for voting shall be made known to the officers
and board members in advance by the Hall of Fame Committee Chairman.
An absentee ballot shall be forwarded in advance for those unable
to attend the time and place of the voting.
one deceased candidate and up to three living candidates shall
be inducted each calendar year as determined by the Hall Of
Fame Committee according to the number of votes cast on the
ballot. A run off vote shall be used in the event of a tie.
inductees or family members of the inductee shall be notified
after voting and shall be announced to the club members and
public by any reasonable means.
current member of the Pittsburgh Circle Track Club may nominate
an individual for the Hall Of Fame by completing the official
nomination form and obtaining approval signatures of a majority
of the members of the Hall Of Fame Committee.
from the official ballot that are not inducted based on the
voting process shall be retained on file and shall be considered
for five consecutive years total without submittal of additional
not placed on the official ballot by the Hall Of Fame Committee
shall be retained on file and shall be considered for five consecutive
years total without submittal of additional nominating forms.
and approved nomination forms shall be forwarded to the Chairman
of the Hall Of Fame Committee, Walt Wimer, 107 Willow Run Drive,
Butler, PA 16001-1239.
and approved nomination forms must be received by the First
of October each year.
2009 PCTC Hall of Fame Committee
Bob McWilliams...PCTC President (9 years),
John Miller...PCTC Vice President (15 years),
Jill Folkmire...PCTC Secretary (3 years), PCTC
Stanford…PCTC Treasurer, Hall of Fame Member,
Senior Series Champion
Burt…PCTC Historian, Pittsburgh Auto Racing Memories
- Collector/Exhibitor, Steinbach Memorial Media Award
HALL OF FAME COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Chairman…Walt Wimer, Committee Member National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Dirt Car Modifieds Hall of Fame, Steinbach Memorial Media Award, Columnist Cavalcade of Auto Racing and RPM Racing News, Announcer Local Speedways, Co-host Rappin' on Racin' and Trackside from Lernerville Speedway.
Dick Curry…Hall of Fame Member, Steinbach Memorial Media Award, Former columnist Pittsburgh Post Gazette, and RPM Racing News, 1967 PRA Rookie of the Year, Co-host Rappin' on Racin' and Trackside from Lernerville
Don Dahle…Hall of Fame Member, Track Champion, Former Competitor USAC, ARDC, MARC, and NASCAR.
Dave Dragovich…Co-host Rappin' on Racin' and Motordrome Live, Columnist Uniontown Herald Standard and RPM Racing News, Steinbach Memorial Media Award.
Don Gamble…Hall of Fame Member, Publisher, Promoter, Columnist, Instructor Auto Racing 101, and Race Car College Orlando Florida, Reporter FSN TV, Announcer Local Speedways, Host Rappin' on Racin, Trackside, and Fast Track, Member American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA)
D.J. Johnson…Columnist…Pittsburgh Post Gazette, RPM Racing News, and Area Auto Racing News, Host The Inside Track, Co-host on Trackside from Lernerville Speedway and a Voting Member National Sprint Car Poll. Member Eastern Motorsports Press Association (EMPA)
Dave Kittey…Editor RPM Racing News, Steinbach Memorial Media Award, Announcer Local Speedways.
Dave Kohler…On Track Announcer Motordrome and Jennerstown Speedways, Director of Public Relations Jennerstown Speedway, General Manager and P.R. Nashville Speedway USA, Co-host Rappin' on Racin'.
Mike Lysakowski…Motorsport Aspects Ltd; Co-Host Rappin' on Racin'; Host/Producer of WMBS NASCAR Pre-Race Show; Broadcaster of nationwide short-track racing events on television, radio, internet, and speedway public address announcer. Clients have included: United States Auto Club, All-Star Circuit of Champions, Eldora Speedway, UMP, ISMA, AVSS, and many more. Member of the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame and recipient of the "Joe Monyok Memorial Award" for contribution to motorsports.
Jean Lynch…Hall of Fame Member, Columnist, Promoter Sharon, Tri-City, and East Bay Speedways, P.R. Director Lernerville Speedway.
Larry Mattingly…P.R. Director Heidelberg, Promoter, Lorain County, Sharon, and Jennerstown Speedways, Columnist National Speed Sport News and RPM Racing News, Steinbach Memorial Media Award.