Allison Racing (The Allison Brothers Survive)
Allison Racing is a professional NASCAR Monster Energy Cup team fielding 5 cars: the #08 of Elliott Sadler, the #28 of Ty Dillon, the #38 of Kyle Busch, the #88 of Paul Menard and the #98 of Josh Wise.
After Clifford Allison's career ended in 2003, the Allisons decided to buy his former race team, Robert Yates Racing, changing to Chevrolets shortly thereafter. The first drivers for the team were Ricky Rudd, Dale Jarrett, Elliott Sadler and Kyle Busch, who started as a rookie.
Paul Menard was hired to drive the revived #88 car, Jeff Burton was also hired at the beginning of the 2008 season as a replacement to Rudd after Rudd retired, and they also fielded, part-time, from 2010 to 2013, the #58 of Jason Leffler, who died in 2013 in a sprint car wreck. After Jeff Burton retired at the conclusion of the 2013 season, Allison Racing hired Ty Dillon as his replacement. As of 2017 Davey owns 40% of Allison Racing, Clifford owns 35% along with their father Bobby who owns 20% and uncle Donnie who owns the remaining 5%. Their current lineup is the #08 of Elliott Sadler, the #28 of Ty Dillon, the #38 of Kyle Busch, the #88 of Paul Menard, and the #98 of Josh Wise.
Tribute to Jason Leffler
After the death of Jason Leffler in 2013, a driver that Allison Racing had employed part-time from 2010 until his death, Allison Racing sent their sincerest sympathies to his family, and the next Nextel Cup race after his death they held a small ceremony before the race started. "He was a good kid, it's sad this happened to him." stated Bobby Allison. All five Allison Racing drivers ran tribute schemes to Jason that race.