In 2015, Wendell Scott became the first African American inducted in the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, he poured his heart, soul, and all of his earnings into maintaining his own race car.

In this StoryCorps Animated Short, his son, Frank, remembers what it took for his father to cross the finish line at racetracks throughout the South.

Click here to listen to Frank and Warrick Scott’s StoryCorps interview.

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