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Today in History: May 1

May 01, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1994: Dale Earnhardt fends off Ernie Irvan's late-race charge to win the Winston Select 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Irvan, who started on the pole and led 78 laps to Earnhardt's 64, was just .06 seconds behind at the finish. Michael Waltrip came home third.