The 1986 NASCAR Winston Cup Series was the 38th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 15th modern-era Cup series season. The season began on February 16 and ended November 16. Dale Earnhardt of RCR Enterprises won his second championship this year.
Who won the 1987 Nascar championship?
Wow to know: Earnhardt won the 1987 Winston, his first of three times hoisting that race trophy. His victory is credited with the famed “Pass in the Grass” during the race although actually he was in front of the field at the time and veered slightly onto the grass to hold off Bill Elliott.
Who won the 1985 Nascar championship?
Darrell Waltrip, driving for Junior Johnson, was crowned champion (for the third time in his career) at the end of the season. Bill Elliott, driving for Harry Melling, had won 11 races in 1985 (as well as the Winston Million), but lost the title by 101 points to three-time race winner Waltrip.
Who won the 1986 Motorcraft 500?
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|1986||Motorcraft 500||Morgan Shepherd|
|1985||Atlanta Journal 500||Bill Elliott|
|1985||Coca-Cola 500||Bill Elliott|
|1984||Atlanta Journal 500||Dale Earnhardt|
Who won Nascar championship in 1988?
Bill Elliott of Melling Racing won the championship. The 1988 season was notable for hosting the first of two tire wars between Goodyear and Hoosier.
Who drove the Folgers car in 1987?
Driving the Folgers Coffee Chevrolet for car owner Rick Hendrick, Tim Richmond ran the final NASCAR Cup races of his career in 1986 and 1987. Richmond won nine races during the period and was a career-best third in Cup points in 1986.
Who drove the Quaker State car in Nascar?
|Born||January 11, 1959 Chemung, New York|
|Awards||1986 NASCAR Busch Series Most Popular Driver Inducted into Modified Hall of Fame|
|NASCAR Cup Series career|
|480 races run over 18 years|
Who won the Nascar championship in 1984?
The 1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Series was the 36th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 13th modern-era Cup series season. It began on Sunday February 19 and ended on Sunday November 18. Terry Labonte was crowned champion at the end of the season.
Who won the Nascar championship in 1983?
The season began on Sunday, February 20 and ended on Sunday, November 20. Bobby Allison was Winston Cup champion at the end of the season finishing 47 points ahead of Darrell Waltrip.
What engines did Nascar use in 1986?
Barrett-Jackson says it’s a “great car for any collection or historical racing.” Cup Series cars of this year were powered by 350ci V8 engines, which were mated to four-speed manual transmissions.
What did Dale Earnhardt drive in 1986?
Dale Earnhardt grabbed his second NASCAR Winston Cup champion ship in 1986, finishing a comfortable 288 points ahead of runner-up Darrell Waltrip. The determined Richard Childress Chevrolet driver never let anybody challenge his healthy advantage for the remainder of the season.
Who was Bill Elliott’s crew chief in 1988?
1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Results
|Race||Site||Sponsor / Owner|
|15||Daytona||Coors (Harry Melling) Crew Chief: Ernie Elliott|
|16||Pocono||Coors (Harry Melling) Crew Chief: Ernie Elliott|
|17||Talladega||Coors (Harry Melling) Crew Chief: Ernie Elliott|
|18||Watkins Glen||Coors (Harry Melling) Crew Chief: Ernie Elliott|
Who won the Nascar championship in 1989?
The 1989 NASCAR Winston Cup Series was the 41st season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 18th modern-era Cup season. It began February 12 and ended November 19. Rusty Wallace of Blue Max Racing won the championship.
Is Nascar season over?
The regular season ended with the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona on August 29. The NASCAR playoffs ended with the Season Finale 500 on November 8. … Chase Elliott, driving for Hendrick Motorsports, won the 2020 Cup Series Championship following the Season Finale 500 at Phoenix Raceway.