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Today in History: April 24

April 24, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1977: Cale Yarborough wins the Virginia 500 for his second consecutive victory at Martinsville. Benny Parsons is second, the only other car on the lead lap, and Richard Petty is third, three laps down. Yarborough will win the Old Dominion 500 in September for his third consecutive win at Martinsville and his only season sweep at the short track.