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Today in History: July 3

July 03, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1993: Sterling Marlin finishes second in the Pepsi 400 at Daytona, his ninth and final second-place finish before he wins his first Cup race in his 279th start, the 1994 Daytona 500. Marlin wins 10 races in his Cup career (1976-2009) in 748 starts. On this day, Dale Earnhardt wins by .16 seconds, and Ken Schrader finishes third.