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Today in History: May 16

May 16, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1954: In the 151st race of the Cup Series, Jim Paschal wins a 200-lap race on Martinsville's half-mile dirt track to give Oldsmobile its 50th Cup victory. Paschal leads 193 of 200 laps and beats Lee Petty by a lap. Curtis Turner finishes third, another lap back.