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NASCAR Hall of Fame Statement on the Passing of Ray Fox

June 16, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 16, 2014) – The following is a brief statement from NASCAR Hall of Fame Executive Director Winston Kelley on the passing of Ray Fox.

"On behalf of the entire NASCAR Hall of Fame team, I would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee Ray Fox. Mr. Fox was an accomplished engine builder, innovator, car owner and NASCAR inspector, building engines and owning cars for some of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history including NASCAR Hall of Famers Junior Johnson, David Pearson, Cale Yarborough, Buck Baker, Herb Thomas, Tim Flock, Fireball Roberts, Fred Lorenzen and nominee Buddy Baker. He also served as a NASCAR engine inspector from 1990 - 1996. Mr. Fox was uniquely talented and a multi-dimensional pioneer, innovator and contributor to the success of NASCAR for many decades. Mr. Fox will be deeply missed, but his memory and legacy will live on forever."