Greenfield in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1992 NASCAR Champion
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Roads & Vehicles • Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1890.
Location. 42° 57.911′ N, 88° 2.765′ W. Marker is in Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53228, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles 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); Early 1900s Business District (approx. 1.9 miles away); Boyhood Home of Jeremiah Curtin (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenfield.
Additional keywords. NASCAR
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.