won the 1982 Rebel 500 at Darlington in Bud Moore’s No. 15 Ford. Earnhardt came into the Rebel 500 at Darlington on April 4, 1992, not having won a NASCAR Cup Series race since the National 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in October 1980.
Did Dale Earnhardt Jr ever win Darlington?
DARLINGTON, S.C. – The Earnhardt legacy was on true display at Darlington Raceway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove the exact 1984 Chevy Nova his father, the late Dale Earnhardt, drove to victory lane eight times in the Xfinity Series at Darlington, between 1984 and ’88.
Who has won the most at Darlington?
Here’s the full list of the 15 drivers with the most NASCAR Cup Series victories at Darlington Raceway:
- David Pearson: 10.
- Dale Earnhardt Sr.: 9.
- Jeff Gordon: 7.
- Bobby Allison: 5.
- Bill Elliott: 5.
- Darrell Waltrip: 5.
- Cale Yarborough: 5.
- Harry Gant: 4.
How many Superspeedway wins does Dale Earnhardt have?
The Earnhardts are synonymous with Talladega Superspeedway and racing in the draft. Combined, Dale and Dale Jr. won 16 NASCAR Cup Series races at the high-banked 2.66-mile Alabama track. Earnhardt Sr.’s 10 wins are the most among all drivers, while Dale Jr.’s six wins have him tied for second.
How many times has Dale Earnhardt won at Daytona?
Earnhardt finished in the top 10 in the Winston Cup points standings in 20 of his 22 full seasons in NASCAR… He won a record nine races at Talladega, and has 34 victories in all forms of racing at Daytona…
Who is the greatest Nascar driver of all time?
Greatest NASCAR Drivers of All Time
- Greg Biffle.
- Kasey Kahne. …
- Ernie Irvan. …
- Neil Bonnett. …
- Geoff Bodine. …
- Harry Gant. NASCAR driver Harry Gant in 1986. …
- Donnie Allison. Donnie Allison at Daytona Speedway in 1977. …
- A.J. Foyt. A.J. Foyt gets a big kiss from a race stopper after winning the 1972 Daytona 500. …
Why do they call Darlington The Lady in Black?
The track allegedly earned the moniker The Lady in Black because the night before the race the track maintenance crew would cover the entire track with fresh asphalt sealant, in the early years of the speedway, thus making the racing surface dark black.
How many drivers have died at Darlington Raceway?
How many drivers have died at Darlington Raceway? The NASCAR Cup Series has seen 28 driver fatalities, the most recent of which occurred in February 2001 when Dale Earnhardt was killed during the Daytona 500…. Fatalities in other series.