Today In NASCAR History

April 10, 2012

1983: Harry Gant sweeps to the lead when Darrell Waltrip’s car develops ignition trouble with two laps left, scoring his third win in NASCAR’s premier series in the TranSouth 500 at Darlington Raceway. Waltrip, who led 70 of the 367 laps, nurses his ailing car home to a runner-up finish. Mark Martin finishes third as the final car on the lead lap.