Tony Stewart's first Nascar Cup Series race was the 1999 Daytona 500. He finished in 28th position.
When you qualify in the first position for a NASCAR race.
Tony Stewart's first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory came at Richmond on September 11, 1999. It was his 25th start.
Tony Stewart won the 2009 Nascar All-Star race. His first win with Stewart-Haas Racing!
Tony Stewart's first Nascar Cup Series race was the Daytona 500 on February 14, 1999.
Bobby Isaac won the pole position in the first Nascar race at Talladega Superspeedway in September 1969, with a speed of 196.386.
Tony Stewart first raced in Nascar during the 1996 season. During that year, he competed in the Busch Series on a limited basis and also started one Truck Series race. Stewart began his Nascar Cup Series career on February 14, 1999. He drove the full schedule in his first season.
When a driver qualifies in first position he wins "the pole".
Kevin Harvick with his first season with Stewart-Haas Racing.
In 2011, Tony Stewart won the Nascar Sprint Cup Series championship. He and Carl Edwards ended the season tied in points, but Stewart had more wins.
Tony Stewart's first Nascar race was in the Busch Series on February 17, 1996. It is now known as the Nationwide Series. He also drove in his first Truck Series race on August 1, 1996. In 1999, Stewart started driving in the Cup Series full time.
In 1999, Tony Stewart first drove in the Winston Cup Series, driving a Pontiac Grand Prix.
I'm not sure, since this question can not be answered, since the first Nascar race featured multiple drivers. Red Byron was Nascar's first champion. Some people may say Lloyd Seay was the first Nascar driver, but he died two years earlier, before the birth of Nascar at Daytona.
Nascar holds qualifying a day or two prior to the race and that is how the field is set. The pole winner for that day will start in the first position for the race. If qualifying is cancelled, the field is set by owners points.
The first NASCAR rookie of the year was Blackie Pitt.
The first Nascar trophy was awarded to Red Byron. He won the 1949 Nascar Strictly Stock Series championship.
Smoke. He got it from his dirt track days when he first started racing midgets and he would "smoke" his back tires during the starts.
The first Nascar race was held on June 19, 1949 at Charlotte Speedway.
The first known telecast of Nascar was in 1960 and it was the Daytona 500 race.
Wendell Scott was the first African American Nascar driver.
Allen Heath of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was the first Canadian Nascar driver.
Dale Jr. finished in 40th position in his first Cup race at Darlington Raceway. It was the Mall.com 400, held on March 19, 2000.
Yes, he was. Ralph Earnhardt's first Nascar race was on November 11, 1956.
A driver wins the pole in Nascar for having the quickest time on qualifying day. If qualifying is rained out, the driver who is leading the point standings going into that race will start in the first position. But it will not count as a pole award win.
Bill France Sr and a group of local track owners first conceived NASCAR in 1948, but the first NASCAR race wasn't until 1949.