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Today in History: February 27

February 27, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1994: Rusty Wallace wins the Goodwrench 500 at Rockingham for his first Cup victory in a Ford. Sterling Marlin is second, 5.15 seconds back, and Rick Mast is third, the only other car on the lead lap. Wallace wins 55 Cup races from 1980 to 2005. His first 31 wins are in a Pontiac, 23 wins come in a Ford, and his final win, in 2004, is in a Dodge.