Alan Kulwicki died in an airplane crash on Thursday April 1, 1993 traveling from an appearance in Knoxville at Hooters aboard a Hooters corporate plane flight across Tennessee before the Sunday spring race at Bristol.
Dale Earnhardt wins the title, and Rusty Wallace wins the final race of 1993 in Atlanta as the pay tribute to the loss of Alan Kulwicki and Davey Allison.
Take a look back at Alan Kulwicki's first win at the 1988 Checker 500 and the first appearence of his unique victory celebration in this weeks Throwback Thursday
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