On This Date in NASCAR History…

Saturday, April 10, 2010 – On this day in history, Ryan Newman led just four laps and beat NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon to the finish by a mere 0.130 second in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway. Newman took the lead on the final NASCAR Overtime restart and led the final two laps to win his 14th of his 18 NASCAR Cup Series career wins.

Sunday, April 10, 1983 – On this day in history, Harry Gant grabbed a win from NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip thanks to a late race caution with 10 to go in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway. Geoffrey Bodine had led majority of the race (205 laps) but Darrell Waltrip took the lead with 53 to go and would lead the next 51 laps but Grant jumped out front in the final two laps. It was Grant’s lone win of the 1983 season.

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