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Today in History: July 30

July 30, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1946: Neil Bonnett is born on this day 65 years ago. Bonnett, one of NASCAR's more popular drivers, died in a crash during practice at Daytona on Feb. 11, 1994. He won 18 races and 20 poles in the Cup Series, making 362 starts in 18 seasons (1974-1993). He was named one of NASCAR's 50 greatest drivers in 1998.

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