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Today in History: May 2

May 02, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1954: Herb Thomas rolls to victory in a Fabulous Hudson Hornet on Langhorne (Pa.) Speedway's circular mile dirt track. Thomas led the final 75 of 150 laps to collect a $1,685 winner's prize. Al Keller finished second, one lap down, with Dick Rathman third as part of a top-five sweep by Hudsons. Pole-sitter Lee Petty, who led the opening 75 laps, faded to a ninth-place finish.