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Today in History: July 19

July 19, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1964: In a field of 26 cars, Lee Petty finishes 22nd in The Glen 151.8 at Watkins Glen, his final Cup start. Petty doesn't last long in his 427th start; handling ends his day after nine laps. Petty wins three Cup championships and 54 races in his 16-year career.