Honoree of the Month - April 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 April 2017, is former racing promoter Tom Marchese. Tom promoted his first race in 1929 at Wisconsin State Fair Park and later became nationally recognized for promoting the best stock car races in the country, a pattern that continued into the 1970’s. He made Milwaukee the “Auto Racing Capital of America” during his tenure there. Tom 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 and other memorabilia chronicling his years in racing.
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