Today In NASCAR History

March 14, 2012

1992: Jeff Gordon notches his first-ever NASCAR victory, starting from the pole and dominating the Atlanta 300 Busch Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Gordon, driving a Baby Ruth-sponsored Ford, leads 103 of 197 laps to hold off runner-up Harry Gant by 3.57 seconds. Hut Stricklin takes third in the series’ first race on the Georgia track.