Special Sub-Topic: Nascar Driver History
|What year did David Pearson earn his 100th career Winston Cup victory?|
1978. Pearson won the Carolina 500 at Rockingham on March 5 for the 100th of his amazing career.
|Which of the following years did Bobby Allison not win a Winston Cup event?|
1976. Allison drove the #2 Roger Penske Mercury in 1976. In July, he was injured in a non NASCAR event in Elko, Minnesota, and drove the rest of the year trying to heal the injuries. He quit the Penkse team after the season.
|Ken Schrader competed in the 2004 Nextel All-Star Challenge.|
t. Schrader was able to compete in the event by having the most fan votes of drivers who finished on the lead lap in the Nextel Open. Kerry Earnhardt actually earned the most votes of drivers trying to compete in the All-Star race, but was involved in a wreck and did not finish on the lead lap.
|Which of the following drivers did not win a Cup race in their rookie season?|
Jeff Gordon. Gordon finished 14th in points in his rookie year but did not visit victory lane. His first career Cup win came in the 1994 Coca-Cola 600 in May.
|Who was the first driver in history to win three championships in NASCAR's premier series?|
David Pearson. Pearson won the National title in 1966, 1968 and 1969. Although Petty won seven titles in his career, Petty was a two-time champion at the time Pearson won a third. Yarborough won three titles in his career, and Herb Thomas was only a two-time champion.
|Which year did Jeff Gordon earn his 50th career Winston Cup win?|
2001. Gordon earned win #50 in the Kmart 400 at Michigan in June.
|Which of the following years did Rusty Wallace not finish in the top 10 in the Brickyard 400?|
1997. Rusty finished 38th in the fourth running of the Brickyard. Wallace finished outside the top ten only twice in the first ten years of the event.
|Which year did Chevrolet return to using the Monte Carlo after using the Lumina since 1989?|
1995. Sterling Marlin and Jeff Gordon brought the car back successfully.
|Which year did Nascar run the most races?|
1964. In 1964, sixty two Grand National events were run during the season.
|Which year did Cale Yarborough earn his final career cup series win?|
1985. Yarborough had 83 career victories and three titles. He retired after the close of the 1988 season.
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