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Today in History: July 24

July 24, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1966: Paul Goldsmith passes Richard Petty with five laps left to win the Volunteer 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, marking the last of his nine victories in NASCAR's top series. Goldsmith, who led a total of 84 laps, finished three car-lengths ahead of Petty, who paced 336 of the 500 circuits. David Pearson took third place, four laps behind the lead pair.