Special Sub-Topic: Nascar: Degrees of Separation
|Which driver won the 1959 Daytona 500?|
Lee Petty. Lee Petty earned his 38th career victory in the race. Johnny Beauchamp was originally declared the winner, but after several days the decision was reversed when a photo surfaced of the finish. Lee Petty's last start was in 1964 at Watkins Glen.
|The 1964 race at Watkins Glen was the final career victory for which driver?|
Billy Wade. In 1964, Bill Wade earned the only four victories of his career. Other drivers earning their first win in the 1964 season were Wendell Scott and A.J. Foyt.
|A.J. Foyt earned the first victory of his career in 1964. In 1972, Foyt won the Daytona 500. Which driver started on the pole in that race?|
Bobby Isaac. Bobby Isaac won the 1970 NASCAR Winston Cup Championship. Isaac won 49 poles in his illustrious career. His last start was May 30, 1976, at the World 600. He died on August 14, 1977, just over a year later.
|Which driver won the 1976 World 600?|
David Pearson. David Pearson earned his 91st career victory starting from the pole. David Pearson won 105 races and 3 championships in his career that spanned from 1960-1986.
|Which driver won the 1976 Nascar Championship?|
Cale Yarborough. Cale Yarborough won three championships in a row from 1976-1978. Yarborough's last victory came in 1985 at Charlotte.
|Cale Yarborough's last victory was the 1985 World 600, one of the crown jewels of Nascar. Which driver won the other three crown jewels that season and became the winner of the Winston Million?|
Bill Elliott. Bill Elliott won the 1985 Daytona 500, Winston 500, and Southern 500 and became the first winner of the coveted Winston Million. Elliott won his only championship in the 1988 season.
|In 1992, the hunt for the championship came down to the final race at Atlanta. Alan Kulwicki led the most laps, but Bill Elliott won the race. Which driver became the 1992 champion, winning the title by a slim 10 points?|
Alan Kulwicki. Alan Kulwicki earned five victories in his career, which was cut short by his untimely death in 1993. Kulwicki became an owner/driver champion a feat accomplished rarely in NASCAR racing.
|Davey Allison and Alan Kulwicki died during the 1993 season. Which driver from these listed, earned his last Cup Series victory in 1993?|
Morgan Shepherd. Morgan Shepherd won his last race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Shepherd won four races in his career. Morgan Shepherd made the final start of his Cup Series career in 2006 at the Sylvania 300.
|Which driver won the 2006 Sylvania 300 after leading the most laps?|
Kevin Harvick. Kevin Harvick led 196 of 300 laps in the race, and edged Tony Stewart by .777 seconds. The win was the ninth victory of Kevin's career.
|Which former Robert Yates driver won the pole for the 2007 Daytona 500?|
David Gilliland. David Gilliland won the second pole of his career and finished 8th in the race. David Gilliland is the son of Butch Gilliland who also raced in NASCAR. Butch Gilliland was born in 1958, a season in which Lee Petty won the championship.
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