Winners of the NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR: Daytona 500

Events in Sport

  • 1949-10-16 1st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Red Byron wins
  • 1950-10-29 2nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bill Rexford wins
  • 1951-11-25 3rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Herb Thomas wins
  • 1952-10-30 4th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tim Flock wins
  • 1953-11-01 Herb Thomas, driving his own No. 92 Hudson Hornet wraps up the NASCAR Grand National Championship with 14th-place in 100-mile finale at Atlanta's Lakewood Speedway; Thomas first repeat champion of the series
  • 1954-11-01 Lee Petty with 32 top-10 finishes from 34 races wins NASCAR Grand National Championship by 283 points from Herb Thomas; Petty fails to finish season ending Wilkes 160
  • 1955-10-30 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tim Flock wins
  • 1960-10-30 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rex White wins
  • 1961-10-29 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Ned Jarrett wins
  • 1962-10-28 Jo Weatherly in a Pontiac finishes 2nd to Rex White in season-ending Dixie 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway to clinch his 1st of 2 consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships
  • 1963-11-03 Joe Weatherly finishes 7th in the season ending Golden State 400 at Riverside International Raceway; retains NASCAR Sprint Cup by 2,228 points from 14-time winner Richard Petty
  • 1966-10-30 16th NASCAR Sprint Cup: David Pearson wins
  • 1970-11-22 20th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Isaac wins
  • 1971-11-20 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 1972-11-12 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 1973-10-21 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Benny Parsons wins

  • 1974-11-24 24th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 1975-11-12 25th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 1976-11-21 26th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
  • 1977-11-20 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
  • 1978-11-19 28th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
  • 1979-11-18 29th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 1980-11-15 30th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1981-11-22 31st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • 1982-11-21 32nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • 1983-11-20 33rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Allison wins
  • 1984-11-18 34th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
  • 1985-11-17 35th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • 1986-11-16 36th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1987-11-22 37th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1988-11-20 38th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bill Elliott wins
  • 1989-11-19 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
  • 1990-11-18 40th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1991-11-17 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1992-11-15 42nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Alan Kulwicki wins
  • 1993-11-14 43rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins

  • 1994-11-13 44th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • 1995-11-12 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • 1996-11-10 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
  • 1997-11-16 47th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • 1998-11-22 48th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • 1999-11-21 51st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Jarrett wins
  • 2000-11-20 52nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bobby Labonte wins
  • 2001-11-23 53rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon wins
  • 2002-11-17 54th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart wins
  • 2003-11-16 55th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth wins
  • 2004-11-21 56th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kurt Busch wins
  • 2005-11-20 57th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart wins
  • 2006-11-20 58th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins
  • 2007-07-07 Sprint-Nextel and NASCAR announce NASCAR Nextel Cup Series renamed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2008
  • 2007-11-18 59th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins
  • 2008-11-16 60th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins
  • 2012-11-18 Brad Keselowski wins the 2012 Nascar Sprint Cup
  • 2013-11-17 Jimmie Johnson wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup for the sixth time
  • 2014-11-16 Kevin Harvick driving for Stewart-Haas Racing, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series by 1 point from Ryan Newman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2015-11-22 Kyle Busch driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

NFL Head Coach and NASCAR Team Owner Joe Gibbs
NFL Head Coach and NASCAR Team Owner
Joe Gibbs
  • 2016-11-20 Jimmie Johnson driving for Hendrick Motorsports, wins Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida to claim record equalling 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series; Richard Petty & Dale Earnhardt, 7 titles

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1922-05-29 Joe Weatherly, American auto racer (NASCAR Sprint Cup champion 1962-63), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1964)
  • 1974-10-10 Dale Earnhardt Jr., American auto racer, team owner and broadcaster (Daytona 500 2004, 14; Busch Series 1998-99), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • 1980-08-21 Paul Menard, American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Deaths in Sport

  • 1964-01-19 Joe Weatherly, American auto racer (NASCAR Sprint Cup champion 1962-63), dies of head injuries in race crash at 41