Bobby Allison is known as one of the best NASCAR drivers in history. Since I was born in Birmingham, I've always been a fan of The Alabama Gang. Later becoming an Indianapolis 500 fan and learning that he competed in 1973 and 1975 made me a bigger fan.
It turns out that the promo is at least somewhat common. The image was already on Trading Card Database and three other members had it in their collection. I was excited that I might be able to add to Billy's NASCAR collection, but he's someone that has a copy.
|1996 Pinnacle Zenith #12 Bobby Allison Promo|
I'm not sure if those cards were actually inserted into packs (Billy?) and if they were, did Pinnacle protect the cards around it? Did the company use decoys for packs that didn't contain one of these inserts? I give Pinnacle credit, they weren't afraid to try something different. Hindsight is always 20/20 and I wish I appreciated Pinnacle much more at the time.
|1996 Pinnacle Zenith #12 Bobby Allison Promo (back)|