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Today in History: November 21

November 21, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1999: In his fifth Cup race, Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads a lap for the first time, when he takes the point for one lap of the NAPA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. For the record, it's Lap 271. Earnhardt finishes 14th. Bobby Labonte gets the win by 2.428 seconds over Dale Jarrett, and Jeremy Mayfield finishes third.