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Today in History: August 10

August 10, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1991: Jimmy Hensley wins the Texas Pete 300 at Orange County Speedway in Rougemont, N.C., for his final victory in the Nationwide Series. Hensley leads 103 laps on the three-eighths-mile track and beats runner-up Robert Pressley by a lap. Butch Miller is third. Kenny Wallace, who leads a race-high 120 laps, finishes seventh. Hensley's last race in the series is in 1995, and he finishes his Nationwide career with nine wins in 255 starts during 14 seasons. He finishes in the top 10 129 times and earns 15 poles.