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Today in History: October 16

October 16, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1994: Driving a car owned by Dale Earnhardt, Andy Petree posts his best finish in the Nationwide Series in his final start. Petree, Earnhardt's crew chief in the Cup series, finishes 16th in the Advance Auto 500 at Martinsville. Petree finishes five laps behind winner Kenny Wallace. David Green finishes second, 1.40 seconds back, and Wallace's brother Mike finishes third. Petree makes five starts in the Nationwide Series and seven in the Truck Series.