Rusty Wallace A Big Hit at the 2012 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
May 7, 2012 — Rusty’s attendance, arranged by Legacy Talent and Entertainment, was announced only days before the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival was set to start, but even so, NASCAR great Rusty Wallace was one of the most anticipated celebrities of the event.
The festival, held in Winchester, VA, included parades, fan interaction, and the ceremonial coronation of Queen Shenandoah LXXXV.
Rusty served as the Firefighters’ Marshal for the 85th Celebration of the Blooms. The parade carried the largest collection of firefighting and rescue equipment in the world, including a fire truck that responded to 9/11.
Other celebrities such as TV host Mario Lopez, and former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie joined the company of Rusty during the event.
Rusty Wallace is one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of American auto racing. With 55 victories under his belt, Rusty ranks 8th all time in NASCAR wins. His career includes 706 starts, 202 top-five finishes, and 349 top-ten finishes. Rusty was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2013.