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Today in HIstory: September 30

September 30, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

2001: Jeff Gordon wins the Protection One 400, the inaugural Cup race at Kansas Speedway. Gordon leads 53 laps and beats runner-up Ryan Newman by .413 seconds. Ricky Rudd finishes third, and Rusty Wallace, who leads a race-high 117 laps, finishes fourth.