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Today in History: April 1

April 01, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1973: David Pearson records a runaway win, the 68th of his career, in the Atlanta 500 at Atlanta International Raceway. Pearson, who started ninth, leads 155 of 328 laps and beats Bobby Isaac to the finish by two laps. Third-place Benny Parsons finishes five laps off Pearson's pace.