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Today in History: November 29

November 29, 2011, Sporting News Wire Service,

1981: Richard Petty wins the Warner W. Hodgdon 250 at Phoenix for his third and final win in the Winston West Series. Petty beats Neil Bonnett by .30 seconds in the 156-lap race. Kyle Petty finishes third, and Bobby Allison fourth, the only other car on the lead lap. Petty starts seven West Series races from 1978 to 1984, finishing in the top five four times.