Today in Nascar History January 21st:
Winners on this date: Dan Gurney and Mark Donohue.
January 21st, 1973: Penske driving ace Mark Donohue takes a surprising victory in the season opening 500 miler at Riverside. Donohue's first career Cup win comes in only his 5th start, driving a Matador.
January 21st, 2010: Nascar announces a few new rules for 2010 including a move back to the rear spoiler replacing the wing and allowing drivers to bump draft with no guidelines at Daytona and Talladega. Also a bigger restrictor plate will be used at the restrictor plate events. This was also the Press Conference with “Boys Have at It” LOL