Today In NASCAR History

September 4, 2012

1997: Bob Keselowski uses a second-half surge to win the Virginia is for Lovers 200 at Richmond International Raceway, marking his only career victory in 86 starts in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Keselowski, father of current Sprint Cup title contender Brad Keselowski, led 82 of the last 98 laps on the .75-mile track and was 3.059 seconds ahead of runner-up Jack Sprague at the finish. Jay Sauter came home third.