There was no champion in 1948. The first Nascar championship was awarded in 1949.
Jeff Gordon was 24 years old, when he won his first Nascar Winston Cup championship in 1995.
Jimmie Johnson won the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, the first driver to win 4 consecutive NASCAR titles.
Red Byron won the Nascar 'Strictly Stock' championship in 1949.
Red Byron won the Nascar Strictly Stock championship in 1949.
The first Nascar trophy was awarded to Red Byron. He won the 1949 Nascar Strictly Stock Series championship.
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.
Alan Kulwicki won the Nascar Winston Cup Series championship in 1992.
Terry Labonte won the Nascar Winston Cup Series championship in 1996.
Jeff Gordon won the Nascar Winston Cup Series championship in 1998.
Jeff Gordon won the Nascar Winston Cup Series championship in 2001.
Tony Stewart won the Nascar Nextel Cup Series championship in 2005.