“Dizzy” Dean Murray

Inducted 1995 – Motorsport Builder – Stock Car Racing


No one who ever saw ‘Dizzy’ Dean Murray in his gold cowboy boots and 10-gallon hat, hawking copies of Wheel Spin News in the grandstands, will never forget it. Murray founded Wheel Spin with $15 in his pocket in 1965. It covered all forms of auto racing, becoming a resounding success and won several media awards. ‘Diz’ also ran the Motion Car Shows, was a motorsport consultant and sponsored races and racecars.