The Class of 2023 has been announced by the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees include Jeff Cummings, Scott Douglas, Evan Evans, Helen Fields, Scot Harden, Mary McGee, Tommy Morris, Lee Sieck and Russ Wernimont.
Jeff Cummings was involved with BF Goodrich Tires for 43 years. He is being inducted into the Industry Pioneer Category. In competition, Scott Douglas is receiving induction honors. Douglas has been behind the wheel of just about every type of truck including Trophy Trucks, Pro-4’s and stock trucks. Douglas has an entire resume of championships. Also inducted into the competition category is Evan Evans. Evans, the son of Walker Evans suffered an accident in 1989 that permanently put him a wheelchair. Evan Evans continued to race winning podiums and championships. Helen Fields passed away in 2015. She is being inducted for being an advocacy pioneer, working with several four wheeling groups. Scot Harden is also being inducted as an industry pioneer. Harden has won numerous races in Baja and the states on two wheels. Mary McGee has been known to break down barriers for female racers in the off-road racing sport and a role model to many. Tommy Morris has had a 40 plus year career in motorsports working with some of the biggest names in the sport. Morris was best known for his time at PPI/Toyota Racing. Lee Sieck passed away in 2003. He was the driving force behind several grass roots racing events. Finally, Russ Wernimont has helped build some of the most competitive off-road vehicle for several big names in the sport.
All will be honored at an induction ceremony held in Las Vegas at the Southpoint Casino on Saturday, September 9th.