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1964 was his first; 67, 71, 72, 74, 75 and 79 are his others.

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Q: When was the first time Richard Petty won a Nascar Championship?
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When did Richard Petty win his first Nascar championship?

1964


What car make did Richard Petty win his first championship in?

Richard Petty drove a Plymouth in his first Nascar championship season, which was 1964.


How did Richard Petty get the nickname 'The King'?

For being the only driver to win 200 Nascar Cup Series races and the first to win seven championships. In 1994, Dale Earnhardt Sr. won his seventh Nascar championship, tying Richard Petty.


How did Richard Petty do in his first NASCAR race?

Richard Petty's first Nascar Cup Series race was on July 18, 1958. He started 7th and finished 17th.


What year did Richard Petty first start Nascar racing?

Richard Petty's first Nascar Grand National Series race was on July 18, 1958.


When was the first time Richard Petty won the Nascar championship?

The year 1964. He had 9 wins that year for a total of winnings of $98,810.00 dollars.


How long has Richard Petty been a part of NASCAR?

Richard Petty has been a part of Nascar for over 50 years. His first race was on July 18, 1958.


Who was the first NASCAR legend?

RICHARD PETTY!! Either him or Cale Yarborough.


When did Richard Petty win his first championship?

In the year 1964.


Where did Richard Petty start racing in the Nascar Cup Series?

Richard Petty's first Nascar Grand National Series race was on July 18, 1958 at Canadian Exposition Stadium in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Who was the first driver to win the Winston Cup in Nascar?

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).


What was the date of Richard Petty's first Nascar Cup Series race?

Richard Petty's first Nascar Cup race was on July 18, 1958. It was at Canadian Exposition Stadium in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The series was then known as the Grand National Series.


How did Richard Petty become famous?

Richard Petty became famous by winning a Nascar record 200 races, which include seven Daytona 500s. He was also the first driver to win seven Nascar championships. Later tied by Dale Earnhardt Sr.


Who was the original sponsor of NASCAR?

The first sponsor of reputation that has news was the STP, lubricants and additives, in 1964 with Richard Petty.


Who was NASCAR's first three-time champion?

Lee Petty was the first driver to win the Nascar championship three times. He won the 1954, 1958 and 1959 Grand National Series titles.


What was Richard Petty's first race car?

In Richard Petty's first Nascar Grand National Series race, he drove an Oldsmobile. It was on July 18, 1958 at the Canadian National Exhibition Grounds in Toronto, Canada.


Who won the first nascar race at Pocono Raceway?

Richard Petty won the inaugural Pocono 500 on August 4, 1974


In what year was the first Nascar video game released?

The first Nascar game was called "Richard Petty's Talladega". It was released in 1985 for the platforms Commodore 64, and Atari XL. It was developed by Cosmi and published by Electronic Arts.


Who won the NASCAR championship in 1948?

There was no champion in 1948. The first Nascar championship was awarded in 1949.


Why is lee petty important to NASCAR?

He won three NASCAR championships and the first Daytona 500.


What is Kyle Petty's best finish in Nascar racing?

Kyle Petty has finished first in eight Nascar Cup Series races in his career.


Where was Richard Petty's first win?

Richard Petty's first win came at the Southern State Fairgrounds in 1960.


How old was Kyle Petty when he won his first NASCAR race?

Kyle Petty was 25 years old when he won his first Nascar Cup Series race. It was on February 23, 1986.


Was the Winston Cup Series the first Nascar championship for Jeff Gordon?

Yes, it was. The 1995 Winston Cup Series championship was the first for Jeff Gordon in Nascar.


Who was the first person to win the Nascar Cup Series championship?

Red Byron won the Nascar 'Strictly Stock' championship in 1949.