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Today in History: July 27

July 27, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service, NASCAR.com

1956: Curtis Turner starts on the outside of the front row and roars to victory in the NASCAR Convertible Series at Ft. Wayne Speedway in Indiana. Teammate Joe Weatherly finished second on the .625-mile dirt track in a 1-2 sweep by Ford ragtops owned by Pete DePaolo. Hall-of-Famer Glen Wood came home third, three laps down.