Which driver holds the record for the fastest Nascar race at Talladega?

Answer According to the Talladega Superspeedway website, the fastest NASCAR race ever held at the 2.66-mile Alabama track was the Winston Select 500 in 1997. Mark Martin won the race, which was caution-fr... Read More »

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Which driver holds the fastest Nascar race at Talladega?

Mark Martin set the Talladega 500 mile race record of 188.354 in 1997. The Spring Winston Select 500 had no cautions to slow the pace for 500 miles. Bill Elliott has the qualifying record of 212.80... Read More »

Which notable active NASCAR Sprint Cup driver had his first start on Richard Petty's last race?

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jeff Gordon made his first start in November of 1992 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This was also the final race for NASCAR legend Richard Petty. Gordon went on to win four Win... Read More »

Who was NASCAR's most popular driver a record 15 times?

Bill Elliott is the only driver who has won the NASCAR Most Popular Driver 15 times. This is an award given out annually from the National Motorsports Press Association. Fan voting determines the w... Read More »

Who won the first Nascar race?

The very first Nascar race was won by Jim Roper in 1949. He was awarded first place and the $2,000 prize after the car of Glenn Dunnaway was disqualified for being modified.Source:Insider Racing Ne... Read More »