The current 5 time champion is Jimmie Johnson(2006-2010).
Jimmie Johnson is the current champion.
In the Nascar Nationwide Series, the driver with the most points accumulated after 33 races, is declared the champion.
There was no champion in 1948. The first Nascar championship was awarded in 1949.
Jeff Gordon is a four time champion. Jimmie Johnson is the most recent champion (2006,2007,2008,2009 champion).
How much money a NASCAR champion wins varies from race to race. Races have different payouts. It also depends on their contract.
Tony Stewart was the last driver to win the Nascar Cup Series championship prior to Jimmie Johnson, it was in 2005. Johnson has been the champion since 2006.
In 1957, Buck Baker was the Nascar Grand National Series champion.
Tony Stewart has won a total of 10 national series championships: 1987 World Karting Championship 1994 USAC Midget Series Champion 1995 USAC Midget Series Champion 1995 USAC Sprint Series Champion 1995 USAC Silver Crown Series Champion 1997 Indy Racing League Champion 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Champion 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion 2006 International Race of Champions (IROC) Series Champion He has also won other events that classify their victors as "champions", such as the Brickyard 400.
Kurt Busch is a former Nascar Cup Series champion and the brother of Nascar driver Kyle Busch.
ESPN's Ultimate NASCAR - 2006 was released on: USA: 2006