Today In NASCAR History

September 19, 2012

1993: Pole-starter Rusty Wallace holds off Ken Schrader by .41 seconds at the finish to win the SplitFire Spark Plug 500 at Dover International Speedway. Wallace, who will be inducted into the 2013 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, led 215 of 500 laps to collect the seventh victory of his 10-win season. Schrader, who led 127 laps, settled for second with Darrell Waltrip third.