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Today in History: March 13

March 13, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1983: Richard Petty scores his 196th career win, leading the final 29 laps at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham, N.C. Petty prevailed by half a car-length to deny Bill Elliott his first win in NASCAR's premier series. Darrell Waltrip was third as the only other car on the lead lap.