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Russell William “Rusty” Wallace

 
 
Russell William "Rusty" Wallace Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
1. Russell William "Rusty" Wallace Marker
Inscription.

Born in Fenton, MO in 1956 to
Russ and Judy Wallace
Attended Fox Senior High School
Married to Patti
Father to Greg, Katie, and Steve

Made driving debut at Lakehill (MO) Speedway - 1973
Central Auto Racing Association Rookie of the Year - 1973
Recorded more than 200 feature-race wins from 1974-78
U.S. Auto Club Stock Car Circuit
Rookie of the Year - 1979
American Speed Association Champion - 1983
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year - 1984
Nat'l. Motorsports Press Assoc.
Driver of the Year - 1988 & 1993
NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion - 1989
IROC 15 Series Champion - 1991
Won the "NASCAR Thunder 100" in Japan - 1996
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame - 1998
55-time NASCAR Cup Series Pole Positions
Over $43-million in Career NASCAR Cup Series earnings
Named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
February 2006

 
Erected 2006 by Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
 
Location. 37° 7.229′ N, 93° 12.996′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on Stan Musial Drive south of U.S. 60, on the right when traveling
Russell William "Rusty" Wallace Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
2. Russell William "Rusty" Wallace Marker and Bust
west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3861 East Stan Musial Drive, Springfield MO 65809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis Clark Brock (here, next to this marker); Dorrel "Whitey" Herzog (here, next to this marker); Robert L. "Bob" Pettit Jr. (here, next to this marker); William Payne Stewart (here, next to this marker); Don Faurot (a few steps from this marker); George Howard Brett (a few steps from this marker); Len Dawson (a few steps from this marker); "The Boy and The Man" (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rusty Wallace Official Website. (Submitted on March 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. NASCAR Hall of Fame: Rusty Wallace. (Submitted on March 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Rusty Wallace Racing at Facebook. (Submitted on March 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. (Submitted on March 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Bust of Russell William "Rusty" Wallace image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
3. Bust of Russell William "Rusty" Wallace
Russell William "Rusty" Wallace Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2012
4. Russell William "Rusty" Wallace Monument
First monument on left side of walk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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