Economaki Posthumously Named NASCAR's Squier-Hall Awardee
Late motorsports journalist Chris Economaki yesterday was "named the third recipient of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR media excellence." Economaki, who "died last year at age 91, was the editor, publisher and columnist for National Speed Sport News for more than 60 years." He will be "honored during NASCAR's Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in January." The announcement was made at Daytona Int'l Speedway (AP, 7/6).