David Carl Allison (February 25, 1961 – July 13, 1993) was an American NASCAR driver. He was best known for driving the No. 28 Texaco-Havoline Ford for Robert Yates Racing in the Winston Cup Series (now the NASCAR Cup Series).
Who drove the 28 car in 1994?
-1994: Drove Ernie Irvan’s No. 28 car in the final 10 races of the season after his injuries suffered in the Michigan crash.
What happened to Robert Yates?
In 1988, Robert Yates acquired the team to form Robert Yates Racing. He died of cancer October 2, 2017.
What happened to the number 28 car in Nascar?
28 Havoline-sponsored Ford from Yates’ takeover of the team until mid-1993, racking up 15 wins and twice finishing 3rd in points. He was tragically killed in a helicopter crash at Talladega Superspeedway in July 1993.
Why did Dodge leave NASCAR?
Despite designing a Gen-6 car, Dodge stepped away from the sport after Brad Keselowski’s 2012 championship. The American automaker pulled its support, unable to find a flagship team to replace the departing Penske Racing.
Is Doug Yates related to Robert Yates?
Robert Douglas Yates (born September 18, 1967 in Charlotte, North Carolina) is a race car engine builder, former NASCAR team owner, and mechanic. He is the son of championship team owner and NASCAR Hall of Fame member Robert Yates and formerly operated Yates Racing in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Who drives for Yates Racing?
PHOTOS: Robert Yates’ life of racing
Allison scored 15 of his 19 premier-series victories from that point forward, including a triumph in the 1992 Daytona 500. In addition to Allison and Jarrett, Yates fielded cars for Ernie Irvan, Ricky Rudd, Elliott Sadler, David Gilliland and others.