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Sport Danville, Va., City Council approves naming highway after Wendell Scott

03:40  14 june  2018
03:40  14 june  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

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The Danville City Council approved a measure last week to name the US 58/29 bypass after Scott , the only African-American to win a NASCAR Cup “I want to thank city council and city management for being in such agreement for this type of honor,” Wendell Scott Foundation CEO Warrick Scott

Section of Virginia highway named after Hall of Famer Wendell Scott . Getty Images. The ceremony to christen the highway was held at the Danville ’s Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. It was attended by Scott ’s son, William Scott Sr., and his grandson, Warrick Scott .

a car parked in front of a mirror posing for the camera© Getty Images

NASCAR Hall of Famer Wendell Scott will be recognized by his hometown of Danville, Virginia, with a highway bearing his name.

The Danville City Council approved a measure last week to name the US 58/29 bypass after Scott, the only African-American to win a NASCAR Cup Series race.

The stretch of road will be named the Wendell O. Scott Sr. Memorial Highway.

“I want to thank city council and city management for being in such agreement for this type of honor,” Wendell Scott Foundation CEO Warrick Scott told the Chatham Star Tribune after the item honoring his grandfather was approved. “It is a huge step in crystallizing my grandfather’s legacy and making him available for the masses.”

Scott, who died Dec. 23, 1990 at 69, was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2015. He made 495 Cup starts. In addition to his win, he earned 20 top fives and 147 top 10s.

Danville had previously named a street after Scott.

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