Today In NASCAR History

June 27, 2012

1982: David Pearson rolls from the pole position to land his only victory in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, winning the Coca-Cola 200 at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham. Pearson, who made just six Nationwide starts in his Hall of Fame career, led a sweep of the top four positions by Pontiac drivers. Dale Earnhardt finished second with Phil Parsons third.