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Today in History: February 8

February 08, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1981: Darrell Waltrip, in only his second time behind the wheel of a Junior Johnson-prepared car, wins the Busch Clash exhibition at Daytona International Speedway. Waltrip, who drew the pole position, leads 13 of the 20 laps in a Buick. Benny Parsons finishes second with Buddy Baker third in the seven-car field, the smallest in event history.