Special Sub-Topic: One Win Wonders
|Who got their only career win in their championship season?|
Bill Rexford. Rexford won the series title in 1950. He was the youngest driver to win a championship, at age 23. Byron got his two wins in 1949, Weatherly had 24 wins. Parsons had 21 wins.
|At the end of the 2001 season, how many active full-time drivers had one career win?|
7. The drivers are: Brett Bodine (N. Wilkesboro 1990), Ricky Craven (Martinsvile 2001), Robby Gordon (New Hampshire 2001), Matt Kenseth (Charlotte 2001), Elliot Sadler (Bristol 2001), Michael Waltrip (Daytona 2001), Jerry Nadeau (Atlanta 2000).
|Which of these drivers is not a one-win wonder?|
Emanuel Zervakis. Zervakis won twice in the early 50s. Speed retired from NASCAR in 1998 after aggrevating an injury.
|Which of these drivers did not win during their rookie season?|
Sam McQuagg. Rollins was ROTY in '58, Ridley in 1980, Bouchard in 1981, McQuagg in 1965.
|Which famous one-win wonder has a nephew who competes in NASCAR?|
Mario Andretti. Mario's nephew is John. A.J. Foyt is not a one-win wonder (he has 7). Ron Bouchard's brother Ken competed in the 1980s and 1990s.
|Which former Winston Cup driver was injured in Texas in 1998?|
Greg Sacks. None of the above drivers are active full-time in a top level of NASCAR. Sacks was a Modified standout. Sacks announced a limited run in 2002 and 2003. Sacks won in a July 1985 Daytona race.
|Johnny Mantz once won at Darlington and started from the 43rd position?|
t. Mantz won the 1950 Southern 500. In the early days, the provisional did not exist. One other driver, Fonty Flock, won from the 43rd in a 1953 event in Raleigh, North Carolina.
|Which driver was also a full-time owner in the 1990s?|
Brett Bodine. Bodine owns and drives the 11 Hooters Ford. Gordon owned his team in 2000, but had unstable sponsorship for the season. Brett won at North Wilkesboro, TN in 1990.
|Who won the first NASCAR race in Talladega in 1969?|
Brickhouse & Richard Brickhouse. First win ever at the track was the only career win for Brickhouse.
|In August 1978, where did Lennie Pond win?|
Talladega. This was when no one worried about restrictor plates. Another one-win wonder who won at Talladega was Phil Parsons in 1988.
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