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Today in History: October 31

October 31, 2012, NASCAR Wire Service,

1957: Joe Weatherly storms to victory on Columbia Speedway's half-mile dirt track in South Carolina, but Bob Welborn's fourth-place finish is enough to clinch the second of three championships in the NASCAR Convertible Series. Billy Myers finished second to Weatherly in the ragtop division's season finale, with Gwyn Staley third, two laps down.