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Bobby Allison  - Charlotte Former Petty Enterprises driver Pete Hamilton is inducted into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2012. - Dawsonville, GA Cale Yarborough Two members of the NASCAR  Hall of Fame - Glen Wood and the late Cotton Owens  in Daytona Beach, FL   2-2009 Genius. The late Henry "Smokey" Yunick at CMS --

Innovator of much of the technology still used in racing and passenger cars. He worked out of his famous "Best Damn Garage in Town"  - Daytona Beach Alabama Gang member Neil Bonnett waiting for the start of The Daytona 500. Neil Bonnett and Leonard Wood - Daytona Hall of Fame crew chief for Petty Enterprises Dale Inman "The King" at North Wilkesboro Speedway A friend of mine. The late Rick Newsome of Fort Mil. SC  - Rick died in a plane crash. Davey Allison 4.1989 / Darlington, SC Benny Parsons headed for the pits in Bud Moore's Ford SR in garage area - Darlington Raceway
4/1989 The great Harry Hyde - He helped me break into big time NASCAR racing in 1974 at age 18.  Hall of Fame driver David Pearson of Spartanburg, SC at the Drive-In Church - Daytona Beach - 2.2009 A.J. Foyt, Jr. perhaps the most accomplished living driver in all of motor-sports. Bobby Allison using shop rags to clean up after a race. Judy Allison charting lap times for husband Bobby Davey waiting anxiously for his turn to run qualifying laps at Darlington Raceway. 4.1989 - Mark Martin won the pole on this day. Bobby Allison of Hueytown, Alabama  on pit road at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Bobby Allison at J.B. Day's party for Raymond Parks - 6.2009 / Easley, SC Dale Earnhardt, Sr in the Wrangler Car. Dave Marcis Cale Yarborough 3 time Winston Cup Champion of Timmonsville, SC. He also ran Indy 4 times. Mark Martin - Relaxing prior to winning the pole later this day 4.1989 / Darlington, SC "Awesome Bill" Bill Elliott / Darlington, SC / 4.1989 Bill strapped in. One of the smoothest natural born drivers I witnessed behind the wheel from day 1. Bill and Ernie Elliott of Dawsonville, GA Dawsonville, GA is well know for at least 3 things: illegal whiskey, The Dawsonville Pool Room and Bill Elliott and his clan. Another Pearson in a race car. The Wood Brothers servicing their famous #21. Driver Neil Bonnet went on to win the race / Darlington, SC
The Wood Brothers Team held many records for pit stop efficiency. Left side tires Beloved flagman Harold Kinder with his flags making his way down the stating grid greeting all of the drivers and others before taking his position on the starter's stand/ Daytona Beach, FL Wood Brothers pit area for driver Buddy Baker - Miller 500 - CMS Jack man Delano Wood Former driver and  car owner Glen Wood of Stuart, VA with Carroll Robinson and Fish Clark of York, SC - Daytona 2.2009 The Moog Man and beloved flagman Harold Kinder with his flags / Daytona Beach, FL Race Face - DW and Sandy discussing the qualifying set up 4.1989 / Darlington, SC Four generations of Pettys Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty 1978 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year - Ronnie Thomas of Christiansburg, VA Tim Richmond Spins Tim Richmond had a short career in the then Winston Cup Series The late Neil Bonnet in the 75 car and Geoff Bodine Davey Allison gets fresh tires and some 103 + octane gasoline at CMS Hall of Famer Dale Inman (R) briefly left his cousin Richard Petty's team to become the crew chief for car owner JD Stacy. Joe Ruttman DW and Dale, Sr. discus pole qualifying - Darlington Raceway 4.1989 Actor and race car driver Paul Newman pays a visit to the Daytona 500. A short day for Buddy Baker of Charlotte, NC Junior taking part as always during a pit stop at "The Rock"  Junior knows a thing or two about mountain dew. Darrell Waltrip Buddy Arrington was the last driver to compete in a Chrysler in what is now the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He is also the last active driver to be caught hauling illegal whiskey. The force of Buddy's helmet against the window net cause the net to come loose defeating it's purpose. Buddy Arrington of Martinsville, VA. is helped from his car after a spin and contact with the wall. Buddy wore a back brace and drove in some pain as a result of a major crash at Talledega many years earlier. Joey Arrington That is me carrying tires for Buddy Arrington at Martinsville Speedway about 1981 Left side tires for Buddy Arrington at his hometown track The Martinsville Speedway Slipping and sliding at The N.C. Motor Speedway An engine goes up in smoke at North Wilksboro Two legends - Carroll Robinson and Cotton Owens - Daytona 2.2009 The lifesaving fuel cell The "Rock"  Sam Ard in the Thomas Bros Country Ham car gets service in the pits with Dale Inman and other Petty crewmen Dale Inman as usual helping out driver Sam Ard in the Sportsman and Bush Series races. Darrell Waltrip slips past Jimmy "Smut" Means at North Wilkesboro Nelson Alexander of York, SC talks with Hall of Fame member David Pearson of Spartanburg, SC - Daytona 2.2009 Hood up on pit road - never a good sign North Wilkesboro, NC Car positions being sorted out before a restart. Bobby Allison NASCAR Official Dusty and crew member Slim Dickerson.
Headed for the garage area. Biscuit powered Buick. Tommy Houston at CMS-1986 All Pro 300 finished 10th Bill Elliott is interviewed by Glenn Jarrett after the Crisco car drops out early in a race at CMS. Texan H.B. Bailey pits for tires at CMS. H.B. ran selected races and was a true "independent" driver. Dawsonville, GA Georgia Racing Hall of Fame 2012 induction banquet.  Dawsonville Dawsonville, GA Pit road - CMS Danny Dickerson - cart race at CMS Neil Bonnett Dale Earnhardt's #3 on display - NHoF -  Charlotte The great AJ Foyt at Daytona International Speedway