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Wall of Fame

The Heart O' Texas Speedway Wall of Fame was erected to honor the many great racing heros and legends that have graced the speedway over its 50+ years of existence. The wall was erected under the guidance of Tommy and Judy Armstrong and Joe and Eileen Armstrong. Tommy has been a long time employee at the speedway and wanted a way to leave his mark on the speedway as well as leave a legacy for many years to come. Tommy polls various drivers and local racing experts to help compile each years list of inductees which are enshrined in late spring each year.

When visiting the speedway, please make a point to come by the Wall of Fame Pavilion and see the many great legends enshrined on the wall.

WALL of FAME SUPPORTERS

  • Tommy and Judy Armstrong
  • Joe and Eileen Armstrong
  • Waco Carbonic - David Khory
  • Clark Remodeling - Lesley Clark
  • Affiliated Auto Glass - Henry Witt, Jr.
  • Czech Inn - Jerrel Bolton
  • Barnard's Racing Engines - Mike Barnard
  • Crow Tool Supply - James Crow
  • Thompson Home Care - Eddie Thompson
  • Plate Makers - Glen Kolb
  • Ledford's Performance - Gary Ledford
  • H&H Sign - Earl Haberman Jr. & Cathy Coffer
  • Central Texas Frame & Alignment - David Suggs
  • Clark Motors - George Hamlin
  • Outlaw Racing Engines- Jack Hodgson
  • Hewitt Gun SHop - Charles Smith
  • Your Laundromat - Jerry Carpenter
  • ABC Wrecker - Jerry Johnson
  • K&K Performance - Kenneth Kucera
  • Speedway Automotive - Robert Hux
  • China Spring Lub & Service - Greg Wade
  • Mosley's Express Color - Larry Mosley
  • Quality Cars - Glenn Crane
  • Silver Fox Collision Center - Mike Hinojosa
  • Luxaire
  • Bennett Automotive - Robert Canaday
  • Central Rental - Pro Star Rental
  • G. I. Lewis AC & Heating
  • Jeremy Oliver
  • Keith Nolan
  • Stanley Gregory
  • Shannon "Slider" Young
  • Wayne Bosley
  • Roy Ewing
  • Leon Brown
  • Carroll and Doris Edmonds
  • Garland Nolan
  • Darryl Wilhite
  • Kenny Drake
  • Selby & Dakota Holder
  • Ronnie Bell
  • Jeff Kousal
  • Richard Rogers
  • Joe Smith
  • Ray Kemp Jr. & Valerie Kemp
  • Charlile & Ruth Armstrong
  • Jake Kimsey
  • Bob Owens Motor Company
  • Shelley's Autos
  • Greg May Honda
  • Big Boys Wrecker Service
  • Justin Kalina
  • Solar - Gerald Geisler
  • NCS - Bill Waters
  • Bill White's Automotive - Bill & Linda White
  • M&M Body Shop - Mason Kasten
  • Tracey's Autos - Tracey Witt Jr.
  • Virtualthis.com Web Design - buddy Luedeker
  • Performance Automotive - Les Jacobs
  • Powers Embroidery - David Gooch
  • Air Care - Doug Watkins
  • Precision Tune Auto Care - Jeff Tanner
  • Southwest Maintenance - Morris Wood
  • Photos By Debbie - Debbie Hood
  • Sturdivant's Transmission - Joyce Sturdivant
  • Wilson Chassis Co. - Glenn Wilson
  • Crow Motors - Kyle Crow
  • Ferguson Supply - Keith Alexander
  • McCullough Motors - Brent McCullough
  • Pepperidge Farms - John Voss & Randy Kolar
  • Sherwin Williams - Sherwin Williams Dist. Center
  • Golden's Book Exchange - David Golden
  • Rocket Auto Care
  • Kinds Automotive
  • Richard and Minnie Simcik
  • Paul D. Picazo
  • Jerry & John Frydrych
  • David & Tammy Goode
  • Joseph Kalina
  • Stewart Satinless Fabricating, David Stewart
  • Jamie Boswell
  • Billy and Sherry McDow
  • Chuck Daniel
  • Patti Daniel

Gene Adamcik Memorial

Because of the hard work and emotional stress associated with operating a speedway, the average career of a promoter is three to five years. Gene Adamcik promoted racing here at the Heart O' Texas Speedway for 32 consecutive years. He started working here in the early sixties parking cars while his mother worked in the concession stand. Near the end of the sixties, Gene raced hobby stock #81, the Bohemian Bandit, at the speedway.

Upon graduation from Baylor University, Gene and his wife (high school sweetheart, Mary) moved to the Dallas area where he became a District Sales Manager and later an independent distributor for Pepperidge Farm Inc.

In the late seventies, the Adamcik family moved back to Waco to settle and raise their family. Prior to the 1981 racing season, Gene and his first partner, Richard Rogers, leased the speedway. Opening in May 1981, with twenty-one total race cars and less than three hundred spectators, they struggled mightily to keep the gates open. As a testimony to Gene's commitment to the sport, by 1985 the speedway averaged eighty-five cars per night and over twenty-five hundred spectators, while becoming a member of the North Texas Racing Association (NTRA). Due to Gene's enthusiastic leadership and the fantastic growth, Heart O' Texas became the first speedway in Texas to receive a Winston Racing Series sanction from NASCAR.

Gene was awarded state and national awards including the Laney Edwards Promoter of the Year Award from the Texas Motor Speedway in 1998 and the Gulf South Promoter of the Year Award from the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) in 2011. He was also the co-founder and race director of the Texas All Star Modified Series for several years. His thirty plus years at the speedway illustrated Gene's total dedication to the success of the Heart O' Texas.

His loves included his family, many lifelong friends, fast race cars, his Catholic faith, small children, TV shows -"MASH", "Perry Mason", "Gun Smoke", and "Murder She Wrote", the musical "My Fair Lady", the movie "Titanic", singer Celine Dion, and the Baylor Bears.

On January 22,2016, Gene passed away after a long battle with diabetes. His legacy of honesty, fairness, and generosity lives on. We all miss you Gene. You were truly the racer's friend.

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