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Today in History: March 21

March 21, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1954: Pole-starter Herb Thomas guides his Fabulous Hudson Hornet to victory at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta, prevailing by one car-length over Buck Baker. Thomas's third win of the season was the 31st of his NASCAR Grand National career. Dick Rathman finishes third on the mile-long dirt track.