Today In NASCAR History

May 5, 2012



1928: Bob Welborn, a three-time champion of NASCAR’s Convertible Series, is born. Welborn, who was crowned from 1956-58 in the ragtop division, also won nine times in NASCAR’s premier series and started on the pole in the first Daytona 500 in 1959. He was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998.