Jeff Gordon's average finish in 2009 was 10.2
Kyle Petty has finished first in eight Nascar Cup Series races in his career.
Tony Stewart's first Nascar Cup Series race was the 1999 Daytona 500. He finished in 28th position.
Each NASCAR driver makes a different amount per race depending on sponsors and their finish. On average, a top NASCAR driver can make up to 750,000 per race.
Dale Jr. finished 21st in the 2010 Nascar Sprint Cup Series standings.
Dale Jr. finished 7th in the 2011 Nascar Sprint Cup Series standings.
In his very first NASCAR race in the Busch Series on October 20, 1990 at Rockingham in the AC-Delco 200. He was involved in a wreck on lap 33 and ended up with a 39th place finish.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. did not race in the Nascar Cup Series in 1998. His first Daytona 500 was in 2000.
Unless there is a green-white-checkered finish, the Nascar Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is scheduled for 267 laps (400.5 miles). The Nationwide Series race is 200 laps (300 miles) and the Camping World Truck Series race is 146 laps (219 miles).