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December 28, 2005 | 10:53 A.M. EST
The Allison-Yarborough duel ended with both cars crashing as they entered the third turn on the race's final lap. As the wrecked cars sat in the infield, the drivers engaged in a wild fight, as Petty raced across the finish line to end a 45-race winless streak.
Darrell Waltrip, A.J. Foyt, Allison and Yarborough were credited with rounding out the Top 5 finishers.
Petty averaged 143.977 mph before a crowd of 120,000.