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Today in History: Sept. 26

September 26, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1965: Junior Johnson leads 481 of 500 laps of the Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville for his 49th Cup victory. It is the most laps Johnson leads in a Cup race in his career. Richard Petty, who leads the other 19 laps, finishes second, a lap and a half back. David Pearson is third, three laps back.