Rusty Wallace

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Rusty Wallace

Russell William Wallace, Jr. (born August 14, 1956 in Fenton, Missoui) is a retired American race car driver. Wallace won the 1989 NASCAR Cup Series.[1] In 2013 Wallace was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.[2]

He is known for driving the number 2 Miller Lite/Miller Genuine Draft car for Team Penske in NASCAR. He raced from 1980 to 2005. He won 55 races from 1986 to 2004. Wallace won many races on short tracks such as Bristol Motor Speedway and Richmond Raceway.

In 2006, he became a broadcaster for ESPN and ABC. He covered many auto racing events, such as the Indianapolis 500.

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  1. "Wallace Revs Up in Bid for Title". The New York Times.
  2. "Rusty Wallace enters Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2013-04-26.