On This Date in NASCAR History…

Views: 33 Sunday, April 8, 2002 – On this day in history, retired NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth came from the furthest starting spot in the field (31st) to win a NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Kenseth swapped the lead with NASCAR Hall of Famer Tony Stewart five times in the closing laps of the race to take the victory. It was Kenseth’s second of five wins in 2002.

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Views: 27 Sunday, April 6, 2003 – On this day in history, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his fourth consecutive NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway (2001 Fall, 2002 sweep, 2003 Spring) beating Kevin Harvick to the line by a mere 0.125 second. The win set the record for the most consecutive victories in NASCAR Cup Series history at Talladega Superspeedway.

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