This 1-24th scale Action Racing Collectibles diecast of the Oldsmobile 442 driven by Donnie Allison in the Cup series in 1979 is actually a special diecast release from 2003 in the Action Racing Collectibles Historical Series.
Only 3,228 of these were manufactured in 2003. This is one very sharp replica of the car driven in 1979 by Donnie Allison. It was this car that appeared in the 1979 Daytona 500.
Donnie Allison was in line for the vitory behind the wheel of the #1 Hawaiian Tropic Oldsmobile 442 when on the white flag lap, Allison and Cale Yarborough came together i Daytona's turn 2, ending Allison's run to the checkered flag. As Richard Petty won the race, race fans and a national television audience were focused on the drama in Daytona's infield, where Allison, his brother Bobby and Yarborough started a fight.
This car is autographed on the hood by Donnie Allison andboth the car and autograph are in beautiful condition, the outside piece that slides over the box has some minor edge wear, the box is in great condition.