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He keeps rolling along
Kim Chapin
July 31, 1972
Bobby Allison is not exactly Old Man Racer, but he proved once again in the Dixie 500 that stock-car victories usually go to the veterans
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July 31, 1972

He Keeps Rolling Along

Bobby Allison is not exactly Old Man Racer, but he proved once again in the Dixie 500 that stock-car victories usually go to the veterans

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It was a satisfying triumph, and a $16,105 first-place purse moved compulsive racer Allison's earnings for the year to nearly $150,000. More importantly, it indicated once again, in NASCAR at least, that while youth may be wasted on the young, money and victories are not. As far as Allison and the rest of the Southern graybeards are concerned, that arrangement is just dandy.

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