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Today in History: October 22

October 22, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1972: Richard Petty makes his last start in a Plymouth and finishes second by two laps to Bobby Allison in the American 500 at Rockingham. Buddy Baker is third, another lap back. Petty makes his most starts (516) and gets his most wins (139) in Plymouths.