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.
Mike Skinner (31 car for RCR).
They began with Junior Johnson's team in 1995 with Brett Bodine; they switched to Mike Skinner with RCR in 1997 before going to Johnson.
Yes it is, but it's not as old as Rally Racing (which has been around since cars were first made, before world war one). WRC (World Rally Championship) is extremely popular, but not as popular as Nascar.
It is before the national championship.
The NASCAR Grand National Series.
The United States national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner", is sung before every Nascar race.
Jack Johnson won the title in 1915, some 50 years before Ali
NFL Championship is what they called it before 1967, before it was a AFL vs NFL game.
Before his 2004 rookie season in the Nascar Cup Series, Kasey Kahne drove in the Nascar Busch Grand National Series. This was during the 2002 and 2003 seasons. It is now known as the Nationwide Series.
No, they never played against each other until that game in 1979.
Lyndon B. Johnson was the Vice President before JFK was assassinated and Johnson was inaugurated as the replacement president.