Mark Martin has been in Nascar for almost 30 years. His first Cup Series race was on April 5, 1981. Mark did not race in 1984 and 1985.
To drive in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, you must be at least 18 years of age.
18 yearsRichard Petty holds the record for the most years with at least one win in the Nascar Cup Series (1960-1977).
Mark Martin has been racing in the Nascar Cup Series for 30 years. His first race was on April 5, 1981. He did not race in the series during the 1984 and 1985 seasons. Martin's first Nationwide Series race was on August 13, 1982. He did not race in the series again until 1987. He also competed in 25 Truck Series races, his first was on September 5, 1996.
No. You can only race go-karts and legends cars at 14.An age requirement was set back in 2002 that you have to be at least 18 years old in order to compete in the Busch Series (now known as the Nationwide Series), the Craftsman Truck Series (now known as the Camping World Truck Series) and all other Nascar Touring Series. At the time, this matched the existing standard for the Nascar Cup Series.
In the NASCAR Sprinr Cup Series, the oldest driver is Mark Martin. He is ranked 13, 305 points behind at the time of this question. Mark is 50 years old.
Kyle Petty competed in the Nascar Cup Series for 30 years (1979-2008).
Richard Petty raced for 35 years in the Nascar Cup Series (1958-1992).
In the Nascar Cup Series, Richard Petty had the longest yearly winning streak. The King won at least one race in 18 consecutive seasons (1960-1977).
Matt Kenseth was 24 years old when he drove his first Nascar Busch Series race.His first Cup Series race came when he was 26 years old, in 1998. Kenseth began racing full-time in the Nascar Cup Series in 2000.
In order to race in the Nascar Cup, Nationwide or Camping World Truck Series, a driver must be 18 years old.
As of 2011, Jeff Gordon has been racing full time in the Nascar Cup Series for a total of 19 years. He ran one race in 1992.