Red Byron won the Nascar 'Strictly Stock' championship in 1949.
Yes, it was. The 1995 Winston Cup Series championship was the first for Jeff Gordon in Nascar.
Jimmie Johnson won the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, the first driver to win 4 consecutive NASCAR titles.
The first Nascar trophy was awarded to Red Byron. He won the 1949 Nascar Strictly Stock Series championship.
Jeff Gordon won his first NASCAR Cup Series championship in 1995.
Kyle Busch has no championships on his record YET. He was 21 when he won his first NASCAR race. Kyle Busch won the Nascar Nationwide Series championship in 2009.
It was Red Byron in 1949. It was known as the 'Strictly Stock Series".
In 2011, Tony Stewart won the Nascar Sprint Cup Series championship. He and Carl Edwards ended the season tied in points, but Stewart had more wins.
In 1980, driving in the Winston Cup Series.
There was no champion in 1948. The first Nascar championship was awarded in 1949.
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).
Lee Petty was the first driver to win the Nascar championship three times. He won the 1954, 1958 and 1959 Grand National Series titles.
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.