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Today in History: July 26

July 26, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1953: Dick Rathman wins the only Cup race run in Nebraska, beating Herb Thomas to the line by 6 feet in a 200-lap race at Lincoln City Fairgrounds in North Platte, Neb. Lee Petty finishes third in the field of 18 on the half-mile dirt track.