Missouri Sports Hall of Fame inductee Larry Phillips is dead after a four-year bout with lung cancer. Philips, who raced only one race on NASCAR’s Cup Series, was a legend on the smaller circuits. Phillips was the NASCAR Short Track Series titles in 1989, 1991, 1992,1995 and 1996. Phillips, who was a native of Springfield, was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2001, two years after his final race in 2000. Larry Phillips was 62.