Today In NASCAR History

July 16, 2012

1977: NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip dominates the Nashville 420 to score the sixth of his 84 wins in NASCAR’s top series. Waltrip, who led 300 of the 420 laps on the .596-mile oval at the Nashville Fairgrounds, was more than a lap ahead of runner-up Bobby Allison at the finish. Richard Petty took third, two laps down at the end.