Throwback Thursday – 1981 Gabriel 400
The 1981 Gabriel 400
2005 USG Sheetrock 400 - June 28, 2018
Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Chicagoland Speedway in the 2005 running of the USG Sheetrock 400.
1991 Banquet Frozen Foods 300 - June 21, 2018
Davey Allison captured his only road course win in the NASCAR Cup Series in a controversial finish in the 1991 Banquet Frozen Foods 300 at Sonoma Raceway.
1987 Miller High Life 500 - May 31, 2018
Tim Richmond won at Pocono Raceway four times, including his win in the 1987 Miller High Life 500 which marked his third straight win at the 2.5-mile track.
1989 All-Star Race - May 17, 2018
The 1989 All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway provided some fireworks between Rusty Wallace and Darrell Waltrip with Wallace ultimately going to Victory Lane.
2001 Protection One 400 - May 10, 2018
Jeff Gordon won the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway in 2001.
1979 CRC Chemicals 500 - May 3, 2018
Richard Petty edged Donnie Allison at the finish line to win the 1979 CRC Chemicals 500 at Dover International Speedway. It was Petty's sixth of seven career wins at the 1-mile track.
1978 Talladega 500 - April 26, 2018
Lennie Pond won the 1978 Talladega 500 for his only Cup Series win in 234 career starts.
1985 Wrangler Sanfor-Set 400 - April 19, 2018
Darrell Waltrip came from the 22nd starting position to win the 1985 Wrangler Sanfor-Set 400 at Richmond Raceway. Waltrip led 84 laps in the race and took the checkered flag over Terry Labonte, who started fourth and led 87 laps. Geoffrey Bodine started from the pole and finished seventh.
1981 Budweiser 400 - April 5, 2018
On June 7, 1981, Benny Parsons and defending Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt battled in the Budweiser 400 at Texas World Speedway. Between them, they exchanged the lead seven times over the final 40 laps before Parsons prevailed for his second win of the season.
1988 Holly Farms 400 - March 29, 2018
In an exciting last few laps, Rusty Wallace won the 1998 Holly Farms 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.
1976 Virginia 500 - March 22, 2018
Darrell Waltrip lapped the field in the 1976 Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway, driving his No. 88 Gatorade-sponsored Chevrolet to his first of 11 career wins at the Virginia short track.
1998 California 500 - March 14, 2018
Mark Martin drove his No. 6 Ford to victory in the second running of the California 500. Martin started third, led a race-high 165 laps – including the final 45 – and beat runner-up Jeremy Mayfield to the checkered flag by 1.287 seconds. Terry Labonte finished third.
1988 Checker 500 - March 8, 2018
Alan Kulwicki captured his first Cup Series win in the 1988 Checker 500 at ISM (Phoenix) Raceway.
2001 UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 - March 1, 2018
On March 4, 2001, Jeff Gordon kicked his championship drive into high gear with a victory in the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was the first of Gordon's six wins that season which helped carry him to a fourth Cup Series crown in seven years.
1982 Atlanta Journal 500 - February 22, 2018
The 1982 Atlanta Journal 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway featured a track record that still stands today - 45 lead changes.
1998 Daytona 500 - February 15, 2018
For Dale Earnhardt's legions of loyal fans, the long wait for that elusive Daytona 500 win finally ended on Feb. 15, 1998.
1997 Daytona 500 - February 8, 2018
Jeff Gordon won his first of three Daytona 500s in 1997 when he led a 1-2-3 sweep for Hendrick Motorsports in the 39th running of The Great American Race.
1993 Daytona 500 - February 5, 2018
Driving for former NFL coach Joe Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls with the Washington Redskins, Dale Jarrett won the “Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing” - the 35th running of the Daytona 500 in 1993.
1967 Daytona 500 - February 1, 2018
Mario Andretti won the 1967 Daytona 500 driving the No. 11 Holman-Moody Ford.