From ESPN: Marty Smith Remember’s Davey Allison, 22 Years Later

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From ESPN: Marty Smith Remember's Davey Allison, 22 Years Later

ESPN’s Marty Smith wrote a story on Davey Allison. As many of you know, Liz Allison Co-Hosts “RaceNight” every Wednesday at 6:00PM on 102.5 the Game. Marty joined Liz this week and discussed the piece which you can listen to below.

You can read the entire article at the link below.

“Liz Mayson was a girl in a country song: little pastel-yellow crop-top T-shirt, cutoff jeans, sun-kissed legs dangling from a tailgate of a truck parked in a cotton field. It was Labor Day weekend, 1988, deep in the South Carolina low country, September air as thick as a bull’s neck and still as a statue.

What little breeze did kick up from time to time felt like a hair dryer.

She’d never been so hot, so she couldn’t fathom this man walking her way dressed head-to-toe in black, a man she presumed must be the biggest Texaco fan on Earth. Everything he wore, gaudy belt buckle, trucker hat and corduroy pants included, read TEXACO in large block letters.

He didn’t say hello. He didn’t ask her name. He didn’t introduce himself. He simply asked if she was married.

She laughed a hearty no, just as a group of event organizers for the Tiny Lund Memorial race ran up and interrupted the meeting: Mr. Allison, it’s time to ride.”

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