The late Pete Hamilton was one of NASCAR's nice guys
In 2012, he was also honored as an inductee into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville, Georgia. Bobby Allison, NASCAR's Cup Series champion in 1983, enjoyed a close friendship with Hamilton when they were racing one another week to week.
Petty honored at Petersen Museum
"I'm just really, really pleased to be able to be here and see it, and even be a little part of it," said 1983 champion Bobby Allison, who feuded with Petty during the 1970s. "I never said this openly, and I don't want him to hear me say it now, but I ...
Yentes: 'Fun racin' shifts into gear at area tracks
Back in the 1980s, during his barnstorming days of a bygone era, stock car legend Bobby Allison succinctly summed up the nature of his frequent "special appearances" at weekly series asphalt late model tracks — primarily in Wisconsin and at the behest ...
Life at full speed
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While trying to find a ride at an Atlanta event that season, Wickersham ran into Friel and learned for the first time what he had missed out on, as the opportunity then went to legend Bobby Allison. "Bobby Allison, that's how he made his big climb ...