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Russell William "Rusty" Wallace - Springfield, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 07.229 W 093° 12.995
15S E 480759 N 4108260
Quick Description: Bust of former NASCAR auto racer and now race broadcaster on the grounds of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in Springfield, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/28/2011 5:59:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMD73M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

Bronze bust of "Rusty" Wallace wearing Miller Lite racing clothing. The bust sits on a stone and concrete pedestal with an information plaque.

From plaque:

 Russell William "Rusty" Wallace

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. Motorsorts 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 Race Winner

Earned 36 Career 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

Visit Instructions:
At least one original photo, taken by the poster, of the statue. No internet photos.
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