Robbie Allison Is Chasing His Racing Legacy
Robbie Allison – with the blessings of grandfather and NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Allison and grandmother Judy – is carrying on the family business. (Photo courtesy of Liz Allison)
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
NASHVILLE – Robbie Allison, son of the late Davey Allison, grandson of legendary Bobby Allison, nephew of famed Donnie Allison, realizes he has an awesome family tradition to uphold.
And the name “Allison” paints a big target on his back.
“It can be a heavy load at times, but I’m proud of it,” says Robbie, 23, who this season is racing at Highland Rim Speedway, a quarter-mile track located 20 miles north of Nashville, and also at tracks in Kingsport and Virginia.
“During my first race at Highland Rim I must have been delicious because every driver out there tried to take a bite out of me,” joked the youngster about the pin-ball treatment he received.
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