Bernier made his debut in 1987, competing at Oxford Plains. Bernier made the field with a 34th place effort. Bernier would complete all but five laps and ended up in 27th.
Bernier returned to Oxford in 1988, having much better results. After staring 28th, Bernier steadily made his way up the running order. He finished 6th in the event, his only career top-10. Bernier has not raced in NASCAR since.