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Wendell O. Scott Sr. Historic Marker

On 1 Dec. 1963 in Jacksonville, Florida, Wendell O. Scott Sr. became the first African American to win a NASCAR Grand National race. He lived here in the house he built after his return from World War II. Persevering over prejudice and discrimination, Scott broke racial barriers in NASCAR, with a 13-year career that included 20 top five and 147 top ten finishes. He retired in 1973 after an injury suffered during a race in Talladega, Alabama. The International Motorsports Hall of Face, among 13 halls of fame, has inducted him as a member.

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Wendell O. Scott Sr. Historic Marker

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118 Wendell Scott Dr
Danville,VA 24540

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Chamber Office: 434-836-6990

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