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Today in History: May 27

May 27, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1973: Pole-starter Buddy Baker outduels David Pearson down the stretch to post his third and final World 600 triumph at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Baker, driving a Nord Krauskopf-owned No. 71 Dodge, leads 220 of the 400 laps and finishes 1.8 seconds ahead of the Silver Fox at the finish. Cale Yarborough finished one lap down in third place.