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Did You Know... that 58 NASCAR Winston Cup drivers have recorded official qualifying laps faster than 200 miles per hour. Cale Yarborough has done it 15 times, more than anyone.

Did You Know... that NASCAR'S first NASCAR Winston Cup race on a paved track was the inaugural Mountain Dew Southern 500 at the Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on Labor Day of 1950.

Did You Know... that the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has paid out more than $60 million to NASCAR Winston Cup drivers since becoming the series sponsor in 1971.

Did You Know... that Roush Racing teammates Mark Martin (in NASCAR Busch Series) and Jeff Burton (in Winston Cup) won the 1997 inaugural NASCAR races at the Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth.

Did You Know... that H.B. Bailey was the first driver to make an official NASCAR Winston Cup qualifying lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Aug. 4, 1994

Did You Know... that Larry Phillips of Springfield, Mo. won the inaugural NASCAR Winston Racing Series National Championship in 1989, then repeated in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1996.

Did You Know... that Terry Labonte finished fourth in his very first NASCAR Winston Cup start, in the Mountain Dew Southern 500 at the Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on Sept. 4, 1978.

Did You Know... that Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon, Terry Labonte and Ricky Craven finished 1-2-3 in the 1997 Daytona 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race, the first time a multi-team owner's cars had swept the top three spots in NASCAR's most important race.

Did You Know... that Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jeff Gordon, Terry Labonte and Ricky Craven finished 1-2-3 in the 1997 Daytona 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race, the first time a multi-team owner's cars had swept the top three spots in NASCAR's most important race.

Did You Know... that Terry Labonte was the first driver to win in all three of NASCAR's top divisions: Busch Grand National, Craftsman Truck and Winston Cup.

Did You Know... that Bobby Hamilton's 1996 victory at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway was the first for Petty Enterprises since Richard Petty won the Miller High Life 500 at the Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway in the fall of 1983.

Did You Know... that Bill Elliott has the fastest (212.809 mph) and the second-fastest (212.229 mph) qualifying laps in NASCAR Winston Cup history

Did You Know ... that Junior Johnson and his Tim Brewer-led team once changed an engine for Darrell Waltrip in 12 minutes during a race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway?


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