Kenny Wallace

Kenny Wallace


8/23/1963, St. Louis, Mo

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Kenny Wallace is the youngest of three brothers. He began out as a mechanic for his brother, Rusty Wallace. One day, he decided to give racing a try, and joined the American Speed Association. (ASA) In 1988, Dale Earnhardt gave Kenny is first seat in the NASCAR Busch…more


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  • Trivia

    • In 2004, Kenny drove the Roush-Owned #97 during the last two races in the NEXTEL Cup Season. This was due to the fact that Jack Roush needed a replacement driver after defending Cup Champion Kurt Busch was released from his contract two races early, after being given a Police Citation in Pheonix.

    • Kenny recieved the nickname "Herman," after a track promotor noticed his mischievous behavior. This nickname spurred from a cartoon character named Herman the German.

    • He is known for his impersonation of WWE Star Ric Flair. He's gone so far, in fact, he even attempted to teach newcomer David Gillilund the "Strut."

    • Kenny is currently a co-host on SPEED Channel shows NASCAR Raceday and NASCAR Victory Lane.

    • Kenny is known for his vivid, outgoing personality. Because of this, he has landed roles as a host on many NASCAR related shows.

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