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Today in History: October 20

October 20, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1985: Ron Bouchard finishes second by 1.2 seconds to Darrell Waltrip in the Nationwise 500 at Rockingham for the final top-five finish of his Cup career. Bouchard makes 160 Cup starts in seven seasons (1981-87), finishing in the top five 19 times. His lone win comes in his 11th start, the 1981 Talladega 500.