Today In NASCAR History

November 7, 2012

1965: NASCAR Hall of Famer Ned Jarrett outduels Bobby Isaac in the Tidewater 300 at Dog Track Speedway in Moyock, N.C., to post the final victory of his 50-win career in NASCAR’s premier series. Jarrett started second and led 56 of the 300 laps on the 1/3-mile asphalt track. Isaac, who started from the pole position and led 172 laps, took second place, one lap down. Buddy Baker finished third, three laps off Jarrett’s pace.