NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Inductee
NASCAR Hall of Fame 2018 Inductee
Ray Evernham has more than four decades of experience in the automotive and racing industries. He has worked with the biggest names in motorsport history, including Gordon, Andretti, Foyt and Earnhardt, was a vital force in resurrecting the International Race of Champions (IROC) series, won three NASCAR Sprint Cup championships as a crew chief for Jeff Gordon, and partnered with Dodge to build Evernham Motorsports into one of the most successful teams in NASCAR. Evernham has also held many roles in the television industry, including serving as a NASCAR analyst for ESPN and NBCSN and hosting his own television series, AmeriCarna, on the Velocity channel. In 2017, he was selected to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame as part of their class of 2018.
Currently, Evernham consults for Hendrick Motorsports, is an avid car collector, competes in a variety of vintage racing events across the United States and is very active with his foundation, Evernham Family – Racing for a Reason, which funds a community center in Davidson, NC for young adults with high-functioning Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome called IGNITE.