Years ago it was the Firecracker 400. Now it's renamed the Pepsi 400. It's always on the 4th of July weekend and it's always at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida.
Darrell Waltrip has won the most Nascar Cup Series races at Bristol with 12.
There was no race at Pocono in 1969. Nascar held its first Winston Cup event at Pocono Raceway on August 4, 1974.
On average a NASCAR get 4-6mpg, so during a 500mile race they would consume 80-125gallons of fuel.
The event is generally 3 days. The actual race - 3.5 to 4 hours.
All race cars in the top 3 nascar touring series have 4 speed transmissions.
Who Knew - 2010 Nascar 4-49 was released on: USA: 29 July 2011
The sanctioning body hosted its first event at Daytona Beach on February 15, 1948. Red Byron beat Marshall Teague in the Modified division race. Byron won the 1948 national championship. Things had changed dramatically by 1949, and the Strictly Stock division was able to debut with a 20-mile (32 km) exhibition in February near Miami.For a more in depth explanation, click on the links below.More information:The First NASCAR Sprint Cup RaceThe first "strictly stock" series event (strictly stock would eventually go on to become the Sprint Cup Series) was held on June 19th, 1949. This race was held at Charlotte Speedway, a 3/4 mile dirt track in Charlotte, NC.
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4. Chevy, Dodge, Ford, and Toyota.
Kyle Petty won eight Nascar Winston Cup races:Rockingham Speedway (3)Pocono Raceway (1)Dover International Speedway (1)Watkins Glen International (1)Charlotte Motor Speedway (1)Richmond International Raceway (1)
The 4 of July