Today In NASCAR History

July 11, 2012

1993: Rusty Wallace edges Mark Martin to win the first race in NASCAR’s premier series at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Wallace, a 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee, drove from 33rd starting position to lead 106 of 300 laps in the Slick 50 300. Martin, the pole-starter, settled for second place, 1.31 seconds behind at the end. Davey Allison wound up third.