In 1980, driving in the Winston Cup Series.
Yes, it was. The 1995 Winston Cup Series championship was the first for Jeff Gordon in Nascar.
Jeff Gordon was 24 years old, when he won his first Nascar Winston Cup championship in 1995.
Jeff Gordon won his first Winston Cup championship in 1995, he was 24 years old.
Yes, he was. Ralph Earnhardt's first Nascar race was on November 11, 1956.
In 1971, Richard Petty won the first Nascar championship award named the "Winston Cup". Prior to this, the series was known as the Strictly Stock Series (1949) and then the Grand National Series (1950-1970).
There was no champion in 1948. The first Nascar championship was awarded in 1949.
Dale Sr's first Nascar Winston Cup race was on May 25, 1975 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Jim Roper won the first NASCAR Scrictly Stock Race- which has evolved into the Sprint Cup Series (formally known as Winston Cup), on June 19, 1949 at Charlotte Fairgrounds Speedway. Red Byron won the first NASCAR championship.
Dale Jr's first Winston Cup race was on May 30, 1999. His first Busch Series race was on June 22, 1996.
Dale Sr's first Nascar win came on April 1, 1979 in the Winston Cup Series. It was the Southeastern 500 at Bristol International Speedway.
Dale Sr. started 676 Nascar Winston Cup Series races in 27 years. His first race was on May 25, 1975 and his last was on February 18, 2001.