Davey Allison

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Birthday
25, 1961
Birthplace
Hollywood, FL
Death Date
Jul 13, 1993 (32)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1961
Birthplace
Hollywood, FL
Death Date
Jul 13, 1993 (32)

About

Son of the NASCAR legend Bobby Allison and former member of the Alabama Gang, he died at the height of his career in a tragic helicopter crash.

Before Fame

His father told him he had to graduate high school before starting his racing career.

Trivia

Despite starting out from under the shadow of his father, he earned respect for his own wins at the Daytona 500 and the Winston 500.

Family Life

His father Bobby Allison won his first Daytona 500 the evening before Davey was born.

Associated With

The racing legend Mario Andretti was among his many fellow racers that came to pay their respects at his funeral.