Five-time Atlanta winner, 1983 Winston Cup Series champion and 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Allison was officially inducted into the city of Hampton, Georgia's Speedway Lane Hall of Fame in a ceremony March 2.
Established in 2013, Hampton's Speedway Lane Hall of Fame honors influential members of the NASCAR community with strong ties to Georgia and Atlanta Motor Speedway. Its current members include Fayetteville, Georgia's Rex White, Dawsonville, Georgia's Bill Elliott, six-time Atlanta winner Richard Petty, five-time Atlanta winner Jeff Gordon, Speedway Motorsports, Inc. chairman Bruton Smith and Atlanta Motor Speedway president Ed Clark.
So cool meeting the NASCAR legend Bobby Allison!@BobbyAllison12 pic.twitter.com/IOrLF5qjMW— Andybray (@Andybball27) March 3, 2017
Born in Hueytown, Alabama, Allison's storied career began in 1961 and today is one of the most recognizable names in stock car racing history. In 27 years of racing at NASCAR's top level, Allison racked up 85 wins, including three in the Daytona 500, 85 poles, 446 top-10 finishes and was a seven-time Winston Cup Series most popular driver.
@DISupdates doing @NASCARHall of Fame media and look who found me @Team_Penske pic.twitter.com/afxuuU6VdF— Bobby Allison (@BobbyAllison12) February 25, 2017
Currently, Allison is tied at fifth with back-to-back Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 winner Jimmie Johnson for most Atlanta wins with five. He also had 17 top-5 and 27 top-10 finishes in 48 career races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
When You're Hot, You're Hot— NASCAR Victory Lane (@NASCARVL) February 28, 2017
Bobby Allison enjoys all Victory Lane has to offer after winning the 1987 Firecracker 400.#NASCAR @DISupdates pic.twitter.com/5gc3351UMW
Old School Nascar Glory Day's / Bobby Allison 1979 @ Nashville fairgrounds pic.twitter.com/FHb2exe6Xi— OldSchool (@OldSchRides) February 19, 2017
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