“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greenfield in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

1992 NASCAR Champion

1992 NASCAR CHAMPION Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 1, 2010
1. 1992 NASCAR CHAMPION Marker
Inscription. Alan Kulwicki was born in Greenfield, WI on Dec. 14, 1954, son of Jerry and Thelma Kulwicki. Alan held an engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Alan started out on the short tracks of Wisconsin, moved up to ASA, then on to NASCAR where he became an owner and a driver. With Hooter’s restaurant as his main sponsor, Alan raced in 207 races earning 27 pole position awards, 75 top ten finishes, and 5 Winston Cup wins. He was NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year in 1986, and won the NASCAR Winston Cup Champion in 1992. Alan was the first northern driver to win the championship title since 1950.

Alan lost his life in a plane crash in Tennessee on April 1st 1993. This park and pavilion was built as a memorial to Alan and his career. “Keeping the memory alive.”
Erected by AK Park Committee.
Location. 42° 57.911′ N, 88° 2.765′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Coldspring Road and Wisconsin Route 100. Click for map. Marker is located on the park pavilion inside Alan Kulwicki Park. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53228, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles
Alan Kulwicki Pavilion image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 1, 2010
2. Alan Kulwicki Pavilion
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cold Spring Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Root River / Root River Parkway (approx. 0.6 miles away); Janesville Plank Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Mary’s Church and Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wisconsin's Lime Industry (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hales Corners – A Farm Village (approx. 1.9 miles away); Turn of the Century Business District (approx. 1.9 miles away); Boyhood Home of Jeremiah Curtin (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenfield.
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Alan Kulwicki Park sign image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, October 1, 2010
3. Alan Kulwicki Park sign
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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