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Professor of Speed: On This Day in NASCAR History

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Brett Bodine’s first – and only – NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Bodine, who now drives the pace car in Cup events, won the First Union 400 on a sunny afternoon at North Wilkesboro Speedway, the famed .625-mile oval that hosted NASCAR races from 1949 to 1996. Brett’s win was …

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