Who won Daytona in 1988?

Who won Daytona in 1988?

Bobby Allison
The 1988 Daytona 500, the 30th running of the event, was held February 14, 1988, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, as the first race of the 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup season. Bobby Allison won his third Daytona 500 victory while Ken Schrader won the pole.

What race car driver died at Daytona?

Dale Earnhardt
Dale Earnhardt, also known as “The Intimidator,” “Ironhead” and “Man in Black” had died after a crash on the last lap in the Daytona 500 on Feb. 18, 2001. It was the day that NASCAR fans and the racing community and family were in shock.

How many drivers killed at Daytona?

Daytona International Speedway has seen 40 on-track fatalities since its opening in 1959: 23 car drivers, twelve motorcyclists, three go-kart drivers, one powerboat racer, and one track worker.

Who won the 1988 championship NASCAR?

Bill Elliott
Bill Elliott of Melling Racing won the championship. The 1988 season was notable for hosting the first of two tire wars between Goodyear and Hoosier.

Who won the 1988 Pontiac Excitement 400?

Bobby Hillin, Jr.

Who was 88 in Nascar?

NASCAR Car #88

Driver Laps
1 Dale Jarrett 109,290
2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 96,702
3 Darrell Waltrip 47,895
4 Buddy Baker 26,254

Who won 97 Daytona?

Jeff Gordon
Consisted of 200 laps and 500 miles, it was the first race of the 1997 Winston Cup season. Mike Skinner, driving the #31 car for Richard Childress Racing, won the pole and Jeff Gordon, driving the #24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, won the race. The race was broadcast on television by CBS.

Who found Dale Earnhardt Sr?

Sterling Marlin Responded Quickly (and Accurately) After Receiving Death Threats Following the Daytona 500 Crash That Killed Dale Earnhardt Sr. It’s been 20 years since the crash at the Daytona 500 that took the life of motorsports legend Dale Earnhardt Sr.

  • October 24, 2022