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Today in History: May 5

May 05, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1968: David Pearson begins a four-race winning streak with a dominating victory in the Fireball 300 at half-mile Asheville-Weaverville (N.C.) Speedway. Pearson leads 299 of 300 laps and beats Bobby Isaac by more than two laps. Richard Petty finishes third, three laps back.