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Today in History: November 23

November 23, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1997: Mike Skinner wins the NASCAR Thunder Special Suzuka exhibition race at Suzuka Circuitland, a 1.394-mile road course in Suzuka City, Japan. Skinner leads 26 of the 125 laps and beats second-place Mark Martin by 3.742 seconds. Randy Lajoie finishes third. Martin, starting from the pole, leads a race-high 51 laps.