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Today in History: April 5

April 05, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1965: Happy 46th birthday, Mike Bliss, the 2002 Truck Series champion. Bliss won a career-high five races in 2002 and won the championship by 46 points in front of Rick Crawford. Ted Musgrave was another five points back in third. Bliss has 13 career Truck wins. He also has two Nationwide wins and has finished fifth in the standings three times. Bliss is winless in the Cup Series in 112 starts.