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Today in History: March 2

March 02, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1975: Cale Yarborough outlasts David Pearson at North Carolina Motor Speedway in Rockingham, N.C., for his 29th win in NASCAR's premier series. Pearson finished 13.5 seconds back as the only other car on the lead lap. Third-place Richard Petty was nine laps behind. The race also marked the first NASCAR race for Ricky Rudd, who finished 11th and went on to notch 23 wins in a 32-year career.