On This Date in NASCAR History…

Sunday, April 7, 2019 – On this day in history, brothers Kyle and Kurt Busch finished 1-2, respectively, in the NASCAR Cup Series at Bristol Motor Speedway – it was the second of just three times the brothers have finished first or second in the same NASCAR Cup Series event. Kyle has won two out of the three brotherly matchups, with wins at Sonoma (2015) and Bristol (2019) and Kurt’s win was at Kentucky (2019).

Sunday, April 7, 1963 – On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer Joe Weatherly put on a masterful display of driving talent lapping the field and winning the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway behind the wheel of Bud Moore’s No. 8 Pontiac. Fellow NASCAR Hall of Famer Ned Jarrett finished second in the event. Weatherly won back-to-back NASCAR Cup Series titles in 1962-’63.

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