Near Elkhart Lake in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake
Marker donated by: Augie Pabst in honor of Briggs Cunningham and Alfred Momo.
Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake listed on the National Register of Historic Places February 17, 2006.
Erected 2006 by Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake; Augie Pabst. (Marker Number 6.)
Location. 43° 50.398′ N, 88° 2.368′ W. Marker is near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan County. Marker is on County Road P 0.4 miles north of Birchwwod Drive (County Road JP), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkhart Lake WI 53020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hard Right (approx. half a mile away); The Marsh Turn (approx. half a mile away); The Broughton Sheboygan Marsh Park & Wildlife Area (approx. 0.8 miles away); Briggs' Bend (approx. 0.8 miles away); Peck's Alley (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dickens' Ditch Ted's Turn (approx. one mile away); 1951–52 Start/Finish (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkhart Lake.
More about this marker. The Village of Elkhart Lake and the roads surrounding Elkhart Lake hosted open-road sports car racing in 1950, 1951 and 1952. Fourteen historical markers were placed around the circuits (to commemorate the names and the events that occurred) by Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake, a Wisconsin non-profit corporation.
Also see . . .
1. Sports Car Club of America. Jim Kimberly. (Submitted on August 19, 2011.)
2. MG Vintage Racers. Racing at Elkhart Lake, WI. (Submitted on August 19, 2011.)
3. Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Wikipedia entry. Racing. (Submitted on August 19, 2011.)
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.