Today In NASCAR History

September 10, 2012

1967: Richard Petty roars to his sixth victory in a row, winning the Capital City 300 at the Virginia State Fairgrounds in Richmond. The win was part of an unprecedented 10-race win streak during Petty’s remarkable 27-win title season in a Plymouth Belvedere. Dick Hutcherson was second on the half-mile dirt track as the only other car on the lead lap, with Paul Goldsmith third, one lap down.