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Today in History: October 6

October 06, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1974: Darrell Waltrip produces his first lead-lap finish in the Cup Series. Making his 38th start, Waltrip finishes third in the National 500 at Charlotte. David Pearson gets the win, finishing 1.4 seconds ahead of Richard Petty. Donnie Allison finishes fourth, the only other car on the lead lap.