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Today in History: March 1

March 01, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1959: Pole-sitter Curtis Turner takes advantage when leader Bob Welborn runs out of gas on the final lap to snatch victory at Occoneechee Speedway in Hillsboro, N.C. Tom Pistone slips by for second place and Welborn is scored third in the 110-lap, 100-mile race on the .9-mile dirt track.