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The Scene Vault: Larry McReynolds on the Loss of Davey Allison

By Rick Houston

When Davey Allison lost his life in a July 1993 helicopter crash, Larry McReynolds hadn’t just lost the driver for his race team.

He hadn’t lost just another person he knew from the NASCAR garage.

He lost his best friend.

Just months after Alan Kulwicki died in an airplane crash, Allison’s accident left a similar emotional void in the sport. All McReynolds and the rest of the Robert Yates Racing team could do was attempt to pick up the pieces and move on.

Join hosts Rick Houston and Steve Waid each week on The Scene Vault Podcast Presented by Q Ware as they take a look back at the extraordinary people, places and events woven into the rich tapestry that is our sport.

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