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Shawna Robinson's Race-Worn Simpson Helmet with Custom Paint Job & Autographed!
Shawna Robinson's Race-Worn Simpson Helmet with Custom Paint Job & Autographed!

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This is Shawna Robinson's Custom Race-Worn Simpson NASCAR Helmet that is signed by her!! Shawna Robinson began her racing career in 1984 in the GATR Truck Series, winning *Rookie-of-the-Year* honors! After winning a race at Flemington Speedway in 1987, she began racing NASCAR in 1988. She was named *Rookie-of-the-Year* again in the Dash Series, which is now defunct. Shawna also won "Most Popular Driver" in 1988 and 1989!

At the end of her Dash Series career, she finished with (21) top-tens and had (3) wins. Robinson made her Busch Series debut at Orange County Speedway in 1991 ....in the #77 Sparky's Famous Hot Dogs Buick. Starting 26th after qualifying, she finished a respectable 15th. Despite her abbreviated schedule, Shawna finished runner-up to Ricky Craven for *Rookie-of-the-Year* honors.

In 1993, Robinson ran 24-races in the #35 car for Mike Laughlin. Her best finish came at Indianapolis Raceway Park, where she finished 12th. She also finished 23rd in points, the highest point standing finish of her career. In 1994, Robinson won her first career pole position at Atlanta Motor Speedway. She returned to make an aborted attempt at the 1995 Daytona 500, and also had two Top-20 finishes in the #36 Ford Thunderbird, but retired during the season to start a family.

In 1999, she returned to racing in the ARCA RE/MAX Series,after the birth of her son and daughter and moved to the #8 KMart Ford Taurus for Michael Kranefuss. She set a track record in a pole-winning qualifying run at Michigan International Speedway, and finished sixth in points, the first female to finish in the top-ten in points standings in the series. She also became the first woman in ARCA history to lead a race when she led several laps at Toledo Speedway. Robinson ran three races for Michael Waltrip Racing in 2001, her best finish being 19th at Talladega Superspeedway, with her other two races ending in wrecks. She and Kranefuss attempted four Winston Cup races in 2001 in the #84 with sponsorship from Aaron's and Tropicana. However, Robinson made just the race at Michigan, where she finished 36th after a late-races spin. After Tropicana pulled out, Robinson signed to drive 24 races for BAM Racing in 2002. After her best finish was a 24th at Daytona, she was released. In 2003, she ran three races for Team Texas in the #49 Aaron's Chevrolet Silverado with an all-female pit crew. Her best finish was 18th at Texas Motor Speedway. In 2005, Robinson drove in the Busch Series after being out of NASCAR for two years. She piloted the #23 Vassarette Chevrolet Monte Carlo for Keith Coleman Racing, but was released after six races. Her ex-husband, Jeff Clark, serves as gasman for Mark Martin. When she is not racing, she works in interior design. Robinson is one of only thirteen women to have competed in NASCAR's top division and the first since Patty Moise in 1989. Date of birth November 30, 1964 (1964-11-30) (age 46) Hometown Des Moines, Iowa Awards 1984 GATR Truck Series Rookie of the Year 1988 NASCAR Dash Series Rookie of the Year 1988 NASCAR Dash Series Most Popular Driver 1989 NASCAR Dash Series Most Popular Driver NASCAR Sprint Cup Series statistics Best finish 52nd - (2002) First race 2001 Kmart 400 (Michigan) Last race 2002 Pepsi 400 (Daytona) SOLD

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