Today In NASCAR History

September 24, 2012

2000: Tony Stewart drives from 27th starting position to seal a season sweep at Dover International Speedway, running away to victory in the MBNA 400. Stewart led 163 laps in his seventh career win in NASCAR’s premier series, beating runner-up Johnny Benson to the checkered flag by 6.752 seconds. Ricky Rudd finished third with Steve Park and Bobby Labonte completing the top five. The race at the Monster Mile also marked the first Cup start for Kurt Busch, who started 10th and finished 18th for car owner Jack Roush.