Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt had raced against each other for eight full seasons (1993-2000), but of those eight seasons, how many seasons did Earnhardt finish ahead of Jeff Gordon in the Winston Cup standings?||NASCAR Challenge
3. Dale won the WC championship in 1993 and '94, and Dale finished second in the 2000 standings (Jeff was ninth that year). Jeff won the WC championship in 1995 and 1997 and '98 during those eight years.
|When Ricky Rudd won his first WC race at Riverside, CA in 1983, who was Ricky's car owner?||NASCAR Challenge
Richard . Ricky also won the pole for the 1983 Daytona 500 and his very first WC victory at Riverside as well. The car number was #3 and the primary sponsor was Piedmont Airlines.
|What place did Davey Allison finish in the 1992 Winston Cup point standings?||NASCAR Challenge
3rd. Bill Elliott was second, and Alan Kulwicki won the title that year.But Kulwicki and Allison were killed in seperate accidents (non racing) three months apart from eachother.
|Who won the inaugural Busch Series race at Daytona on February of 1982. Who is this driver?||NASCAR Challenge
Dale . Dale was driving a 1979 #15 Wrangler Pontiac Ventura.
|Where did Dale Earnhardt Jr. finish in the 2000 Winston Cup standings?||NASCAR Challenge
16th. Dale Jr. also won two point races. His father finished 2nd behind Bobby Labonte that year.
Cale . Cale won three straight WC titles in the mid 1970's.
|When Rusty Wallace won the 1989 Winston Cup championship, what was the final point margin between Rusty and second place finisher Dale Earnhardt?||NASCAR Challenge
12 Points. Wallace won six WC races in 1989.
|What place did Kevin Harvick finish in his WC debut at North Carolina Speedway on February 25-26, 2001?||NASCAR Challenge
14th. Two weeks later at Atlanta, Kevin edged Jeff Gordon at the finish line to win his very first WC race in just his third try.
|When Dale Earnhardt won the 1998 Daytona 500,who came home in second position that day?||NASCAR Challenge
Bobby . Bobby Labonte also won the pole for the 1998 Daytona 500 as well. Two years later, Bobby won the 2000 WC championship.
|Coy Gibbs played college football as a linebacker at this school, where was it at?||NASCAR Challenge
Stanford. Coy Gibbs is the son of Joe Gibbs.
Atlanta Motor Speedway. The 1986 version of The Winston was held at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
1995. Sterling Marlin won the 1995 Daytona 500 while driving for Morgan McClure.
Phoenix. Ryan made his WC debut at Phoenix on 05-Nov-00 at Phoenix while driving for Roger Penske. Jeff Burton won the race.
|Which driver was killed in a practice crash at Michigan International Speedway in August of 1992. Who is he?||NASCAR Challenge
Clifford . Then his older brother Davey was killed in a helicopter crash eleven months later at Talladega.
|In what event at Daytona did Ricky Rudd have a horrendous crash while driving the #15 Wrangler Thunderbird in 1984?||NASCAR Challenge
Busch Clash. Ricky destroyed his #15 car in a barrell-rolling carsh at Daytona in 1984 while participating in the Busch Clash.
|What two car numbers did Dale Earnhardt use during the 1981 WC season?||NASCAR Challenge
#2 and #3. Dale drove for three owners that year, Rod Osterlund #2, J.D. Stacy #2, and Richard Childress #3.
|Where did Jeff Gordon finish in his WC debut at Atlanta on November 15, 1992?||NASCAR Challenge
31st. Bill Elliott won that race, and Alan Kulwicki was the 1992 WC champion.
|From 1989 to 1994, how many Winston Cup races did Dale Earnhardt win while driving the Chevy Lumina?||NASCAR Challenge
28. Dale won four in 1989 (but he had one other with the Monte Carlo) nine in 1990, four in 1991, one in 1992, six in 1993, and four in 1994.
|From 1984 to 1993, how many Winston Cup races did Rusty Wallace win while driving a Pontiac?||NASCAR Challenge
31. Rusty won six races in his championship year of 1989 and ten in 1993.
|Who was the first NASCAR driver to use Budweiser as a primary sponsor back in 1983?||NASCAR Challenge
Terry . Terry drove for Billy Hagan that year.Then he returned to have Budweiser from 1987 to 1989 when Terry drove for Junior Johnson.
|What place did Dale Earnhardt finish in his final race at the 2001 Daytona 500?||NASCAR Challenge
12th. Dale Earnhardt was killed when he hit the wall that day. Sad day indeed.
|What was Rusty Wallace's car number when he won the ASA title in 1983?||NASCAR Challenge
#66. Rusty Wallace won the Winston Cup rookie of the year in 1984 while driving the #88 Gatorade Pontiac.
1996. Dale Jarrett won the 1996 Brickyard 400 while driving for Robert Yates.
Atlanta Motor Speedway. Dale Earnhardt finished second behind Jerry Nadeau in the last race of 2000. Less than two months later, while running third in the Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt was killed in a last lap crash at Daytona International Speedway.
Darrell Waltrip. Waltrip won seven races, two more than Petty, and finished only eleven points behind.
5. Kurt Busch won at Bristol, Atlanta, Martinsville, and Homestead. Jimmie Johnson won California, and swept the Dover races. Ryan Newman won at New Hampshire. Jamie McMurray, replacing an injured Sterling Marlin, won at Charlotte. Johnny Benson beat Mark Martin at Rockingham for his first win.
His father "CooCoo" died. Clifton "CooCoo" Marlin died of lung cancer on the morning of Aug. 14, 2005. Scott Pruett replaced Sterling Marlin and finished fourth in the race held on the same day.
Mark Martin. The inaugural race at the track was held in 1998. Mark Martin driving a Ford beat fellow Roush Racing driver Jeff Burton by 1.6 seconds.
Jimmy Spencer. Spencer edged Ernie Irvan by .008 seconds to claim his first career victory. Jimmy Spencer led only one lap in the entire race.
Darlington Raceway. Pearson's 105th and final career victory came on April 13, 1980.
Hampton, GA. Despite being called Atlanta Motor Speedway, it is actually in Hampton, Georgia. The same is true for Chicagoland Speedway which is in Joliet, Illinois, and not Chicago.