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Today in History: July 1

July 01, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1989: Davey Allison takes control when pole-sitter Mark Martin runs out of fuel while leading with five laps left to win the Pepsi 400 at Daytona International Speedway. For Allison, it was the sixth of his 19 wins in NASCAR's top series. Morgan Shepherd held on for second, .18 seconds behind at the checkered flag, with Phil Parsons third. Martin limped to a 16th-place finish, one lap down.