David Pearson reacts after receiving his ring for his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
The gang's all here
This year's NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees (from right) Bobby Allison, Ned Jarrett, David Pearson, Bud Moore, Richard Petty and Maurice Petty pose during the induction ceremony in Charlotte, N.C. The Pettys were representing their father, Lee Petty.
Listen to the boss
NASCAR CEO Brian France speaks during Monday's NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Charlotte, N.C.
Hug for Dad
Ned Jarrett embraces his daughter, Patti Makar, as sons Dale Jarrett (right) and Glenn Jarrett look on after Ned Jarrett was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
My main man
David Pearson (left) is inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame by team owner Leonard Wood.
Bobby Allison speaks after being inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Maurice Petty (left) and Richard Petty (second from left) laugh with (from right) Mark Petty, Kyle Petty, Tim Petty and Ritchie Petty as they accept the induction of Lee Petty into the NASCAR Hall of Fame during Monday's ceremony in Charlotte, N.C.
Kyle Petty speaks while Mark Petty (left) Tim Petty (middle) and Ritchie Petty look on as they help induct their grandfather Lee Petty into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Man of the hour
Lee Petty's induction ceremony is larger than life.
Maurice Petty speaks while brother Richard Petty looks on as they accept the induction of their father, Lee Petty, into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Pressing the flesh
David Pearson shakes the hand of a fan before the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Hush all that fuss
Bud Moore acknowledges the crowd after being inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Obliging the fans
Ned Jarrett signs autographs for fans as he arrives for the NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Welcome, Mr. Jarrett
NASCAR championship driver and broadcaster Ned Jarrett smiles as he begins the celebration of his enshrinement into the sport's hall of fame.
NASCAR champion and winner of 105 Cup races David Pearson poses next to his Walk of Fame engraving. Pearson is in the second class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bud Moore enjoys the opening stage of his official entry into the hall. Moore, a long-time team owner and World War II veteran, is the oldest living member of the hall.
NASCAR champion and winner of 84 Cup races Bobby Allison poses with his Walk of Fame engraving. Allison is part of the second class of the sport's hall of fame.
Maurice Petty is representing inductee Lee Petty at the Walk of Fame unveiling of the new inductee's engraving. Lee Petty was NASCAR's first three-time champion and owner of the successful Petty Enterprises dynasty.
Junior Johnson stands with his pylon in the NASCAR Hall of Honor. After Tuesday night's ceremony, the pylons for the original five inductees will be moved to the outer rim of the room and replaced in the center area with those of the second class.
Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion and team co-owner Richard Petty stands with his pylon, which is located in the sport's hall of fame. The pylon will be shifted in the room to make room for those representing the current five inductees.
Pair of legends
Richard Petty (left) and Junior Johnson are in the first class of NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees. They have been officially joined by the second class.