Wendell Scott Sr., a famous NASCAR driver marked one era of the sport. He is known for becoming the first African-American winner in the 1964 NASCAR Cup Series. His son, Wendell Scot Jr. passed away last night The Wendell Scott Foundation has expressed its condolences on his death.
There will be a huge sadness because he was a great man and a great athlete who was always ready to help and who loved NASCAR "It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Wendell Scott Jr., the son of Wendell Scott Sr., and Mary Scott.
We loved brother dearly and will miss him terribly. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. We Would ask that our privacy be respected as we grieve during this challenging time."- Scott Foundation said, as quoted by motorsport
Scott was also present when his father was inducted into the hall of fame, and was overjoyed at that moment “It took extreme tenacity and a lot of forgiveness on a lot of people’s parts to get where we are today,” he said after the induction ceremony then.
“This tonight is about we’re in the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and Daddy was the one that convinced us that this would happen”.
Wendell Junior loved NASCAR
Just like his father, and Wendell Junior felt huge love for NASCAR and was maximally dedicated.
He achieved several good results, and he felt that his love for sports had just been passed on to him by his father “From his younger days working on his father’s race car, Wendell Scott Jr.’s passion for racing helped lift his father to the pinnacle of our sport." "When his time as a competitor concluded, Wendell dedicated his life to preserving – and growing – his father’s rich legacy.
NASCAR is saddened to learn of his passing, and extends its deepest condolences to the entire Scott family during this difficult time”.