Big Willie Robinson
"Big Willie" Andrew Robinson III is a legendary street racer and was the owner of the King Daytona Hemi Daytona. He or his wife have also owned a Charger funny car, a Roadrunner, and the Queen Daytona Hemi Daytona.
- Full Name: Andrew Robinson III
- Nickname: Big Willie (also sometimes spelled Big Willy)
- DOB: 1942
- Place of Birth:
- DOD: May 19, 2012
- Place Interned:
- Spouse: Tomiko Smith Robinson (deceased)
Big Willie Robinson has some college education. He originally attended LSU as a pre-med student, but had his car vandalized and he then decided to move to Los Angeles and attend UCLA until family finances and his parents getting divorced forced him to drop out. He was then drafted by the US Army.
Big Willie Robinson became a decorated Green Beret in the US Army. Along with the Los Angeles Police Department organized street racing in a successful attempt to avoid a repeat of the Watts Riots.
- Mopar Enthusiast July 2010 pages 26 to 30
- Mopar Enthusiast August 2010 pages 42 to 46
- Mopar Collector's Guide September 2010 page 12
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