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Today in History: June 29

June 29, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1958: Rex White takes command when Cotton Owens drops out with wheel bearing failure, notching win No. 2 in NASCAR's top series at Asheville-Weaverville (N.C.) Speedway. White, who led 127 of 200 laps on the half-mile asphalt track, was one lap ahead of runner-up Buck Baker at the finish. Speedy Thompson came home third.