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Today in History: Sept. 1

September 01, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1976: Happy 35th birthday, Marcos Ambrose, who won his first Sprint Cup race on Aug. 15 at Watkins Glen. Ambrose, an Australian who broke into NASCAR in 2006 in the Truck Series, has four wins in the Nationwide Series. All five of Ambrose's victories have come on road courses.