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NASCAR Fun Facts

Discussion in 'NASCAR Talk' started by NexusCombat, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. NexusCombat

    NexusCombat Active Member

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    This is a place where you could put some NASCAR Fun Facts (Not Related to NASCARFunFacts.com)
     
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    NexusCombat Active Member

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    IMG_0270.JPG FACT:Jeff Gordon was suppose to drive the 46 car not the 24
     

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    sabres123fan New Member

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    That car was for Buddy Baker. The car in the foreground is a 24 that was for Jeff.
     
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  4. DaleTona

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    Actually, he is right, Jeff was supposed to run the 46, but due to a contract with the producers of Days of Thunder (who Hendrick provided cars for) the 46 was not allowed to run a full season so he went for 24 instead. At least that is what I read.
     
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  5. DaleJrFan95

    DaleJrFan95 Well-Known Member

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    Dale Earnhardt is the only driver to win ten-straight Gatorade Twin 125 races (1990-1999)

    Mark Martin has the most second-places finishes in the NASCAR points-standings, and for a long time, held the record for most wins in the Busch Grand National Series

    Dale Earnhardt Jr and Martin Truex Jr credit NR2003 and the BR Talladega track with their 1-2 finish in the 2004 Talladega race in the Busch Series.
     
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    Buddy Baker used to cook bologna on the manifold of his engine.
     
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    And man was Brian stoked when we got on Ventrilo a few hours later, we all were. To know that something you(Brian) made better and something you(the team) spent countless hours testing be talked about so openly on national TV was a thrill and honestly it's a thrill talking about it to this very day.
     
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  8. Snek

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    Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. both don't actually have the first name "Dale", it's Ralph. Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr.
     
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    If they went by their true first names, Dale Sr would be Ralph Earnhardt Jr and Dale Jr would be Ralph Earnhardt III, I guess?
     
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  10. NexusCombat

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    That is true but Ralph's middle name wasn't Dale but Lee.That's what makes Jr. a Jr. and Sr. a Sr.
     

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