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Today in History: July 5

July 05, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1998: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins his third Nationwide Series race in dominating style, leading 208 of 250 laps of the DieHard 250 at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Wis. Elton Sawyer finishes second, 5.483 seconds back, and Jeff Purvis is third. Earnhardt wins seven races in 1998 and his first of two Nationwide Series championships.