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Today in History: May 20

May 20, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1971: Happy 40th birthday, Tony Stewart. A two-time Cup champion, Stewart has 39 victories in the Cup Series, 10 in the Nationwide Series and two in the Truck Series. He also has three IndyCar wins and was the 1997 IndyCar champion. He began racing full time in the Cup Series in 1999, and he won rookie of the year honors three years after being named the rookie of the year in the IRL.