Nolen Racing Owner Receives Special Award from USAC
INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 9 — Nolen Racing owner Gene Nolen of Greenwood, Ind. was presented a USAC Special Appreciation Award at the 61st USAC "Night of Champions" celebration at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis on Friday night.
USAC President Kevin Miller made the presentation in honor of Nolen's contributions and dedicated service to the racing community.
Nolen said the award was unexpected and a nice surprise, and thanked USAC for recognizing him.
Nolen Racing and driver Jerry Coons Jr. were also honored for finishing fourth in the USAC Silver Crown series' championship for 2016.
Left to right in first photo: Rick Laughlin, Kevin Noblitt, Gene Nolen, Bill Tranter and Jerry Coons Jr.