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Today in History: October 21

October 21, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1984: Bill Elliott emerges from a stirring duel with Harry Gant, converting a last-lap pass to win at North Carolina Motor Speedway by 1 foot. For Elliott, who led 133 of 492 laps, it was the fourth of his 44 career victories in NASCAR's top series. Terry Labonte finished third with Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison completing the top five.