Who won the Nascar Cup Series championship in 2014?
Kevin Harvick and Stewart-Haas Racing claimed the drivers’ championship and owners’ championship, while Chevrolet won the manufacturer’s championship. In one of the largest rookie classes in recent history, Kyle Larson was named Rookie of the Year.
When did Nascar change from Sprint Cup to Winston?
Reynolds Tobacco Company, it was referred to as the NASCAR Winston Cup Series (1971–2003). A similar deal was made with Nextel in 2003, and it became the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series (2004–2007). Sprint acquired Nextel in 2005, and in 2008 the series was renamed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (2008–2016).
What year was Nascar Sprint Cup Series?
June 19, 1949NASCAR Cup Series / First event date
When did Dale Jr win Daytona 500?
Dale’s 2004 Daytona 500 triumph It took Junior just four years to capture his first career Daytona 500. The second half of the ’04 race was run caution-free, and came down to Earnhardt Jr. vs. Tony Stewart, with the two combining to lead 101 of the final 120 laps.
Who is the oldest NASCAR Cup driver?
|Achievements||1980 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman Division Champion Oldest driver to start a NASCAR Cup Series race (72 years, 9 months, and 1 day)|
|Awards||2005 NMPA Man of the Year|
|NASCAR Cup Series career|
|517 races run over 29 years|
When did NASCAR stop running stock cars?
The Strictly Stock cars were used until 1966 when NASCAR ordered its first significant competition change to the Grand National Division.
Where did the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start?
The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was the 66th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 43rd modern-era Cup season. The season began at Daytona International Speedway, with the Sprint Unlimited, followed by the Daytona 500.
What year did NASCAR announce the Sprint Cup format change?
^ “NASCAR Announces Chase for the Sprint Cup Format Change” (Press release). NASCAR. January 30, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2014. ^ a b c Glendenning, Mark (October 15, 2013). “NASCAR opts for largely-unchanged 2014 Sprint Cup calendar”.
What is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase grid?
The group of drivers in the Chase will now officially be called the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase Grid. The number of drivers qualifying for the Chase Grid will expand from 12 to 16.
Who won the NASCAR championship in 2015?
For 2015, their portions of the season were divided between Fox Sports and NBC . Kevin Harvick and Stewart-Haas Racing claimed the drivers’ championship and owners’ championship, while Chevrolet won the manufacturer’s championship. In one of the largest rookie classes in recent history, Kyle Larson was named Rookie of the Year.