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Today in History: April 27

April 27, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1990: Happy 21st birthday, Austin Dillon, who already has two wins in the Camping World Truck Series. Dillon, grandson of Richard Childress, was 18 when he made his debut in one of NASCAR's top three series, finishing 26th in a Nationwide Series race at Richmond. He finished fourth in his second Nationwide start seven weeks later. Dillon made his Truck debut in 2009 and won two races and seven poles in 2010 when he finished fifth in the standings. He is sixth this year.