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Bill Elliott headlines 5 HOF inductees

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Bill Elliott headlined the sixth class of inductees into NASCAR's Hall of Fame, a group that included three champions, the first African-American winner and a driver with movie star looks.

"Awesome Bill From Dawsonville" was NASCAR's 1988 champion, a 44-race winner and the first driver to win the Winston Million bonus in 1985 for winning three NASCAR crown jewel races.

A 16-time winner of NASCAR's most popular driver award, Elliott won two Daytona 500s and the Southern 500 three times.

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