Today In NASCAR History

April 8, 2012


1990: Davey Allison edges Mark Martin by eight inches in a thrilling last lap to win the Valleydale 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Allison leads 109 of 500 laps in a Robert Yates Racing Ford for his seventh victory in NASCAR’s top series. Ricky Rudd places third after spinning out Sterling Marlin on the final lap.