In The Groove Racing Hall of Champions
Year Car # Player Team Name Sponsor Make
2008 64 Cindy Riney DixieLee Fatz Café Toyota
2009 69 John Krygier Galaxy Incorporated Sesame Street Chevy
2010 38 Stephen DiCaprio Lefflerfan Great Clips Toyota
2011 34 Carrie Boarman CJ Motorsports Organic Valley Dairy Toyota
2012 84 Ron Blackman Blackman Racing Lowe's Chevy
2013 84 Ron Blackman Blackman Racing Lowe's Chevy
2014 47 Jay Smogolski  Stormdevil Racing New Glarus Brewery  Pontiac
2015 25 Tyler Kruep Kruep Motorsports Excel Bottling Co. Chevy
2016 17 Kamy Mayotte Charlotte Racing Vera Bradley Chevy
2017 20 Scott Schmitt Full Throttle Racing Angry Orchard Hard Cider Chevy
2018 7 Al Allison AA Team Menards Chevy
2019 28 Shane Burton Jim Beam Racing Levi Garrett Ford
2020 80 Corey Hardison* C-Hard Racing Bull’s Eye BBQ Sauce Ford
In The Groove Racing Honorary Champions
N/A 7 Scott Soldner RedlineRacers Quincy's Steakhouse Ford
Scott competed in ITG from 2008 until 2013, running 169 races, winning 4 times. Scott finished 6th in 2008, won the Southern 500 in 2009 and made the Chase (10th) in 2012. Scott passed away during the summer of 2013.
N/A 14 Joe Tenpenny Escapees Race Team Canadian Club Buick
Joe competed in ITG from 2010 until 2017. Joe ran 212 races, winning 6 times. Joe won the Brickyard 400 in 2010 and the Daytona 500 in 2011, making the Chase (16th) in 2016. Joe passed away during the spring of 2018.
N/A 45 Kathryn Hardison Mamashug Racing Bayless Restaurant Ford
"Mama Shug" was a competitor at Rusty Lugnuts dot com, The Cool Pool and Lucky Dog Racing, winning several times in the games she played. She retired from active competition and never raced at ITG. Kathryn, who's nickname adorns our championship trophy, passed away in 2012.
N/A 49 Karen Smith 2Fast4U American Cancer Society Chevy
Karen Smith was a competitor at Rusty Lugnuts dot com and FASCAR Racing, and was known as a fierce competitor. She passed away in the summer of 2008 and never had a chance to race in ITG. 
N/A 54 Donald Hardison Jr 54Clydesdale Racing La-Z-Boy Recliners Ford
Don has been a competior in  all Rusty Lugnuts games, including Elite Racing Site and In The Groove Racing. Don's unwavering support has been a key ingredient in the success of In the Groove Racing.