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Johnny Rutherford was the last driver to win a Cup Series race in his first start. On February 22, 1963, Rutherford won a Daytona 500 qualifying race, which at that time in the Nascar Grand National Series, was counted as a points-paying race.

Four drivers won in their first Cup Series start. Rutherford (1963), Marvin Burke (1951), Jack White (1949) and Jim Roper, who won the first ever Nascar race on June 19, 1949.

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Travis Kvapil drove the 28 in four races in the 2009 season, the last of which was during the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he finished 18th.

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