#nascar

On This Date in NASCAR History

June 12th, 1983…

Future Hall of Famer Bobby Allison won the Van Scoy Diamond Mine 500 Cup Series race at Pocono.  It was the third of Allison’s six victories that season which helped carry him to the 1983 championship.  Allison retired in 1988 with eighty-four career wins.  He was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in May 2011.

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