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Today in History: January 31

January 31, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1981: Happy 30th birthday, Scott Lagasse Jr., who started 14 Nationwide Series races last year and picked up his fifth career top-10 this past April at Phoenix. Lagasse finished eighth, tying his career best, set a year earlier at Talladega. Lagasse has made 49 starts in the Nationwide Series since debuting at Phoenix in April 2005. He also has made 19 starts in the Truck Series, most recently in 2008.