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Today in History: July 21

July 21, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1962: Ned Jarrett posts a dominant win, leading 191 of 200 laps from the pole position to prevail at Rambi Raceway in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Joe Weatherly took second place, one lap down, and Jack Smith was third, four laps off the pace. Jim Paschal, who led the other nine laps in the latter stages of the race, gave the lead back to Jarrett on the 161st lap, then retired two laps later with engine failure.