Honoree of the Month - February 2017
The Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame, at the Wisconsin Automotive Museum, in Hartford, Wisconsin, is proud to announce its Honoree of the Month for February 2017 is former modified champion and USAC stock car driver, the late Milt Curcio of Racine. Milt was the first modified stock car champion at the Kenosha County Speedway in 1959. He also raced modifieds at Waukegan, Rockford, Soldier Field, State Fair Park, Franksville and Hales Corners. He was USAC stock car “Rookie of the Year” in 1962 driving for his good friend Norm Nelson. “Uncle Milty” was inducted into the Southeastern Wisconsin Short Track Hall of Fame in November of 2016. He is honored this month with a special display featuring photos, one of his driver suits and helmets, a trophy and other memorabilia chronicling his years in racing.
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