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Today in History: April 5

April 05, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1981: Richard Petty takes the lead from pole-sitter Dave Marcis in the 339th lap and leads the rest of the Northwestern Bank 400 at North Wilkesboro (N.C.) Speedway. Bobby Allison finishes second with Darrell Waltrip third in a top-three sweep by NASCAR Hall of Famers.