Today In NASCAR History

October 31, 2012

1957: Joe Weatherly storms to victory on Columbia (S.C.) Speedway’s half-mile dirt track, but Bob Welborn’s fourth-place finish is enough to clinch the second of three championships in the NASCAR Convertible Series. Billy Myers finished second to Weatherly in the ragtop division’s season finale, with Gwyn Staley third, two laps down.