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Justin Allison to make ARCA debut Friday at Kansas

Justin Allison will make his ARCA Racing Series debut this Friday at the 1.5 mile Kansas Speedway. Justin Allison, grandson of legendary NASCAR driver Donnie Allison and nephew of NASCAR Driver Bobby Allison, is looking to carry on the Allison family legacy. Allison successfully tested at Nashville Superspeedway on Monday to receive approval for his Kansas debut on Friday. SCHEDULE...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

First Time Fridays: Davey Allison 1987 Winston 500

It is always hard having to write a piece on a driver that was taken from us, but even more when it comes to a driver that was taken from us early.  Davey Allison was in his prime, on the verge of busting NASCAR wide open, when 20-years-ago tomorrow he passed away after suffering injuries from a helicopter crash. This week in memory of Davey Allison, we are making him the driver...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

JJ stays ahead of mayhem in win

Jimmie Johnson found a way to thwart his issue with restarts -- be the control car. Johnson's 94 laps in the lead at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night allowed his No. 48 Chevy to avoid the madness behind him and regulate the late-race restarts to earn his 64th-career Cup win. He became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982 to sweep both races in one season...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson sweeps Daytona

Jimmie Johnson became the first driver in 31 years to sweep Daytona International Speedway, accomplishing the feat with a dominating run Saturday night for his fourth win of the season. The Daytona 500 winner is the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982, and the fifth overall, to win both races in a season at Daytona. "I don't think I made a bad move tonight. I'...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NASCAR Flashback – 1984 Race 11 Recap – Budweiser 200 from Dover

DOVER, DE (May 19, 1984) – Sam Ard was victorious in the Budweiser 200 from the Dover International Speedway, leading 155 of the 200 scheduled laps that day. Ron Bouchard, Jack Ingram, Davey Allison, and Tommy Houston rounded out the top-5 that day. Ard won the race driving his famous #00 Thomas Brothers Country Ham Oldsmobile by a mere foot over Bouchard in his #15 Hendrick Honda...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Davey Allison made me a NASCAR fan

When my parents told me that Davey Allison had crashed his helicopter at Talladega my first response was to ask if he would be able to race on Sunday. To me Davey Allison didn’t fly helicopters. At 10 years of age I was still to young to fully understand the types of injuries that could occur from a helicopter crash. Somewhere I still have this exact 8 x 10 The next day Davey Allison...
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July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Weird: The One Thing Mark Martin Fears in Racing

Mark Martin has spent 30 years in NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing. He has raced against many of the sport’s greatest drivers including Richard Petty, Bobby Allison, Dale Earnhardt, Darrell Waltrip and modern day heroes like Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson. Martin raced at the 200 mph superspeedways and banged fenders on the notorious bullrings in the days before SAFER barriers, HANS...
Via Race Review Online
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Martin on Lucky Charms

CORNELIUS, N.C. - Mark Martin has spent 30 years in NASCAR Sprint Cup Racing.   He has raced against many of the sport’s greatest drivers including Richard Petty, Bobby Allison, Dale Earnhardt, Darrell Waltrip and modern day heroes like Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson.  Martin raced at the 200 mph superspeedways and banged fenders on the notorious bullrings in the days before...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Classic Racing Corner – Allison wins ‘Cracker’ in Ford; Cries For General Motors Car (1980)

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (July 4, 1980) – Bobby Allison held off two close challengers tow in the Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway. It was the second win of the year for the 42 year-old Ford driver. In victory lane … Continue reading →
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November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

J.D. McDuffie Wins Pole, But Bobby Allison Takes Delaware 500 (1978)

DOVER, DE (September 17, 1978) – Bobby Allison ended a seven month void by winning the Delaware 500 at Dover Downs International Speedway. It was the third win of the season but his first since March. Allison’s Ford Thunderbird outdistanced … Continue reading →
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October 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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