News & Media

Today in History: November 22

November 22, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1962: Jim Paschal wins the Turkey Day 200, the first Cup race at quarter-mile Tar Heel Speedway in Randleman, N.C. Glen Wood leads the first 173 laps, but his engine gives out and he finishes 15th in the 24-car field. Paschal leads the final 27 laps and beats Joe Weatherly by two laps and Tommy Irwin by three.