On This Day in NASCAR History….

Sunday, April 4, 2004 – On this day in history, Elliott Sadler beat Kasey Kahne to the line by just 0.028 second – the closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway. Kahne dominated the race leading 148 laps driving for Evernham Motorsports, but Sadler driving for Yates Racing jumped out front with 27 to go and never relinquished the top spot. It was Sadler’s second of three career NASCAR Cup Series wins.

Sunday, April 4, 1993 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famers Rusty Wallace and Dale Earnhardt put on a great show at the ‘Last Great Coliseum’ – Bristol Motor Speedway, with Wallace taking the win after leading 376 of the 500 scheduled laps. Earnhardt finished second. The 1993 season was a career-year for Rusty Wallace putting up 10 victories in the 30 race season (33.3%).

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