This page is a constant reminder of those people who were an inspiration to all of us, and lost they're lives doing what they wanted.

Davey Allison

Checkout my Davey Allison page that is a separate part of this tribute.

Neil Bonnett is a man who I had a lot of respect for. I became a Neil Bonnett fan as a follower of Bobby Allison. As a member of the (Alabama Gang), Neil had a wonderful career driving for the likes of the Wood Bros., Rahmoc, and Junior Johnson. I was one of the many who was just glad to see him return to broadcasting after his accident. I was an avid fan of "Winners" on TNN. I loved to watch races that were commentated by him. He seemed to have a knack for telling the same info over and over again without you thinking gee haven't you told that story, like five times already this season. I remember when I learned of his death, it was a shock to me because he had survived so much.

Neil Bonnett Career Wins
YearDateRace TrackCar OwnerCar Make
197709/11Richmond Fairgrounds RacewayJim StacyDodge
11/20Ontario Motor SpeedwayJim StacyDodge
197905/20Dover Downs Intl SpeedwayWood BrothersMercury
07/04Daytona Intl SpeedwayWood BrothersMercury
11/04Atlanta Intl RacewayWood BrothersMercury
198007/27Pocono Intl RacewayWood BrothersMercury
08/03Alabama Intl Motor SpdwyWood BrothersMercury
198109/07Darlington RacewayWood BrothersFord
09/20Dover Downs Intl SpdwyWood BrothersFord
11/08Atlanta Intl RacewayWood BrothersFord
198205/30Charlotte Motor SpeedwayWood BrothersFord
198305/29Charlotte Motor SpeedwayRahMoc-HodgdonChevrolet
11/06Atlanta Intl RacewayRahMoc-HodgdonChevrolet
198503/03N. Carolina Motor SpdwyJunior JohnsonChevrolet
04/21N. Wilkesboro SpeedwayJunior JohnsonChevrolet
198610/19N. Carolina Motor SpdwyJunior JohnsonChevrolet
198802/21Richmond Fairgrounds RcwyRahMocPontiac
03/06N. Carolina Motor SpdwyRahMocPontiac

Wood Brothers Car

 Maxwell House Alan Kulwicki picture
Alan Kulwicki was also a true racing hero. I was so pleased to watch him win the 1992 Winston Cup Championship, but only because Davey Allison was involved in a early incident at Atlanta. I feel that the current crop of Owner/Driver teams that you see in Winston Cup racing right now was spurred on by Alan's rise from nowhere to Champion inspired these men to strive for the same thing. I had hoped to get the chance to meet Alan in late 1993 at MIS. I instead got to meet Jimmy Hensley who I feel was just as good as Alan was at pleasing the fans.

I will never forget when and how I found out that Alan had pasted away. I work 2nd shiftso I very seldom get home before midnite, and never get up before 10 am. I had worked overtime the night before so I was sleeping in on that day. I got up about 1 pm to get ready for work. I left my house and got into my car, on the steering wheel there was a note from a buddy of mine. It read
"Frank, Alan Kulwicki died in a plane crash last night in Bristol. Call me at work. Mike"
Well it was April 1st so knowing this buddy I figured it was a prank, so I just threw the note on the passengers seat and left for work. After I got to work I called him and found out it wasn't a joke. I was stunned. I didn't have anything on my mine the rest of the night.

After Davey died I was totally devastated I didn't know if I could continue to watch racing. I had lost 2 of my heroes in a short time frame, so I felt the only way to ease the pain was to show my colors to the world. I made two decals for my cars the first was a red "28", and the other was a Black "7". I put these in the back window, the decals were about 14" tall so that there was no mistake of whom I was a fan. I have a new image that was sent to me by a fellow fan, This image was taken at the Alabama Motorsports Hall of Fame. It belongs to Jody Colley ( I am using the images with his permission.

Alan Kulwicki Picture Copyright Jody Colley <>
Alan Kulwicki Career Wins
YearDateTrackCar OwnerCar Make
198811/06Phoenix Intl RacewayAK RacingFord
199010/21N. Carolina Motor SpdwyAK RacingFord
199108/24Bristol Intl RacewayAK RacingFord
199204/05Bristol Intl RacewayAK RacingFord
06/14Pocono Intl RacewayAK RacingFord

The section is my Tribute page to Elmo Langley
Elmo Langley-picture from Nascar Online Website
I feel that we all were taken aback by the death of Elmo from a heart attack as we had not heard of any problems recently. I sat in stunned disbelief as I read those words "Elmo Langley dies of apparent heart attack in Suzuka, Japan." Elmo had quite a few friends in Nascar and quite a few fans out here in the real world. I would like to think I was one of them
John Nemechek

I was shocked to hear that John had passed away from his injuries as the day before I read that he was improving. I personally wasn't a fan of John's. I am a fan of sorts of Joe Nemechek is I pulled for John if I saw that he was in a situation that was to his liking. I would like to have any info that anyone could give me so I can make this section that most up to date.
Future location of tribute to Tim Richmond. Until I have the time to add the Tim Richmond section and do it justice. Check out this page Tim Richmond...a tribute
If there is anyone from Nascar auto racing that you feel I should add to that page feel free to E-mail me with they name

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