Miracle: Bobby Allison and the Saga of the Alabama Gang Peter Golenbock

ISBN: 9780312340018

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416 pages


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Miracle: Bobby Allison and the Saga of the Alabama Gang  by  Peter Golenbock

Miracle: Bobby Allison and the Saga of the Alabama Gang by Peter Golenbock
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While you were sitting in the stands or watching at home on TV, did you ever ask yourself whats really going on behind the scenes? Take a ride on the seat next to auto-racing legend Bobby Allison and relive the dramatic saga of the Alabama Gang inMoreWhile you were sitting in the stands or watching at home on TV, did you ever ask yourself whats really going on behind the scenes? Take a ride on the seat next to auto-racing legend Bobby Allison and relive the dramatic saga of the Alabama Gang in this unique look at NASCAR from the inside.Bobby Allison, who ranks third place in wins in NASCAR history, began his Grand National/Winston Cup career in 1966.

After winning eighty-five races, he retired in 1988 when an accident at Pocono Raceway nearly killed him. He was severely brain injured, and it took him a full fifteen years to recover. After the accident, more tragedy struck. In 1992 his younger son, Clifford, died in a crash at the age of twenty-seven. A year later, his other son, Davey, died in a helicopter accident, and in 1994 he lost his close friend and protégé Neil Bonnet in a fatal crash. Then Bobby and his wife, Judy, separated and divorced.

Through it all Bobby Allison persevered.Today Bobbys mind is as sharp, detailed, and analytical as anyones in sports. Bobby remembers so much, in such great detail, the stories he tells leap off the page. Its all there---the feuds, the infighting, the victories, the accusations of cheating, and worse.Incredibly, Bobby, the poster boy for hard work, honesty, and integrity, holds nothing back, even when it reflects poorly on him. It happened, and theres nothing I can do about that, is what he says.

The result is raw racing history.Along with the Earnhardts, the Jarretts, and the Pettys, the Allisons are racing family royalty, and Miracle, a family saga of determination, loyalty, and love, is filled with some of the greatest racing stories of all time. If you ever wanted to read a book that puts you in the garage, in the pits, and in the boardrooms, and at the same time tugs at your heartstrings---this is the book for you.



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