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Today in History: February 13

February 13, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1955: Lee Petty wins a 200-lap Cup race at Speedway Park in Jacksonville, Fla. Petty leads 168 laps on the half-mile dirt track, passing pole-sitter Dick Rathman with 10 laps to go. Rathman finishes second and Herb Thomas third. It is the last Cup race at Speedway Park until 1961.