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Today in History: July 14

July 14, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1957: Marvin Panch rallies from starting 10th to prevail in the final race for NASCAR's premier series at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway's 1.5-mile dirt track. Panch led the final nine laps after Jack Smith retired with engine failure after leading for 53 laps. Bill Amick was second with Fireball Roberts third, the last driver on the lead lap.