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Wendell Scott nominated for '13 class

Updated: April 11, 2012, 7:39 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The 21-person nominating committee for the NASCAR Hall of Fame should be applauded for making Wendell Scott one of five newcomers to be considered for the class of 2013.

Scott was a trailblazer as the first and only African-American driver to win a race in NASCAR's top series, although he didn't get recognized initially for his 1963 win because of the racial prejudices of the day, and the word "trailblazer" seems a bit empty since there is no African-American driver ...

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