Alan Kulwicki’s Death – Cause and Date

Alan Kulwicki cause of death

Born (Birthday) December 14, 1954

Death Date April 1, 1993

Age of Death 38 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Race Car Driver

The race car driver Alan Kulwicki died at the age of 38. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The Polish Prince’ came from nowhere to take the coveted 1986 NASCAR Rookie of Year Award.

Unlike most of his fellow NASCAR drivers, he came from Northern U.S. and a college background.

He joined NASCAR with no sponsorships, a shoestring budget, and exactly one racecar, yet still won multiple races.

Personal Life

After the early death of his mother, young Alan was mostly raised by his grandmother.

His “Polish victory” lap, going the opposite way on the track to wave to the crowd from the driver’s side, was later adopted by Dale Earnhardt and countless other NASCAR winners.

How did Alan Kulwicki die?

Kulwicki died in an airplane crash on Thursday April 1, 1993. He was returning from an appearance at the Knoxville Hooters on the Kingston Pike, in a Hooters corporate plane on a short flight across Tennessee before the Sunday spring race at Bristol.