Tuesday October 13th, 2015 2:36PM

GRHOF 2012 Induction Banquet set for Oct. 26

By Staff
DAWSONVILLE - The five newest members of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame (GRHOF) will be inducted later this month.

The 10th Annual GRHOF Induction Banquet has been scheduled for Oct. 26.

The five new inductees include 1970 Daytona 500 champion Pete Hamilton, multi-time Dixie Speedway champion and NASCAR driver Bill Ingram, all-time NHRA Pro Stock Drag Racing winner Warren Johnson, long time dirt track and asphalt ace Doug Kenimer, and sprint car champion Herman Wise. Their selection as this year's inductees was announced in May. (See earlier story.)

The banquet will be held at 6:00 at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, located inside the Dawsonville Municipal Complex in Dawsonville.

A limited number of seats for the banquet are available. Tickets can be purchased at, or by calling the Hall of Fame at (706) 216-RACE (7223).
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