Nascar History: Sunday, April 8, 1973

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On this day in history, NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty put on one of the most dominant displays of racing in NASCAR Cup Series history winning the race by four laps over second place Benny Parsons at North Wilkesboro Speedway. Of Petty’s historic 200 NASCAR Cup Series wins, 15 of them came at North Wilkesboro.

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