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12-01-2012, 12:13 AM
Today in Nascar History December 1st:

Winners on this date: Wendell Scott.

December 1st, 1963: Wendell Scott wins the event in Jacksonville, FL to score his 1st and only career Cup Series victory and the first and so far only victory for an African American in Nascar's top division. Scott at first did not receive credit for winning the event due to prejudices and was finally given his due some time later for his accomplishment and put into the record books as the rightful winner of the race.

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12-02-2012, 12:16 AM
Today in Nascar History December 2nd:

Winners on this date: Marvin Panch.

Not a lot to report today-as will be the case for most of December and January.

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12-02-2012, 11:23 PM
Today in Nascar History December 3rd:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-03-2012, 11:51 PM
Today in Nascar History December 4th:


Winners on this date: Nobody.


December 4th, 2009: Nascar officially moves its season ending banquet and crowns their first 4-time consecutive champion Jimmie Johnson in Las Vegas. The city puts life in the season ending awards ceremony and makes for a great place to celebrate.

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12-04-2012, 11:36 PM
Today in Nascar History December 5th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.
December 5th, 2011: Kurt Busch is relieved of his duties at Penske Racing and the #22 car due to behavioral and temperamental problems. This marks the 2nd time in the career of the past Sprint Cup Champion that he has been essentially fired for behavior issues. Busch's release comes at a bad time for him to find any rides for the 2012 season.

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12-05-2012, 10:38 PM
Today in Nascar History December 6th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

Both of the following events happened in December-however Iím not sure of the date-so Iím just posting them today.

December 1949: Nascar's PR office releases the results of the first Most Popular Driver Poll. Curtis Turner wins with the most votes by the fans.

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December 1970: RJ Reynolds announces that the Winston brand of cigarettes will be the title sponsor for the Grand National (Cup) Series. The official name for the series is now the Nascar Winston Cup Grand National Series.

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12-06-2012, 10:57 PM
Today in Nascar History December 7th:

Winners on this date: Bobby Isaac.

December 7th, 1969: Bobby Isaac wins the inaugural Texas 500 at the new Texas International Speedway. It is his first career victory on a superspeedway. Cale Yarborough is seriously injured in the race when he crashes into the wall at the high speed track.

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12-07-2012, 11:26 PM
Today in Nascar History December 8th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

December 8th, 1951: Perry Smith, the owner of Frank Mundy's car, is killed in a private airplane accident in Indiana. :(

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December 8th, 1952: Nascar and their series champion for 1952 Tim Flock are featured in an article in the December 8th edition of Time Magazine.

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December 8th, 2009: Danica Patrick, the only female to have ever won an oval race in a major American racing series, announces that she will run a limited Nationwide Series schedule for Jr. Motorsports along with her Indy car duties in 2010.

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12-09-2012, 12:08 AM
Today in Nascar History December 9th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-09-2012, 11:42 PM
Today in Nascar History December 10th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-10-2012, 11:51 PM
Today in Nascar History December 11th:

Winners on this date: Herb Thomas.

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12-11-2012, 10:52 PM
Today in Nascar History December 12th:

Winners on this date: Richard Petty.

December 12th, 1947: Red Byron wins the NCSCC finale at Jacksonville. 7-time winner on the season Fonty Flock is declared the champion of the series, beating runner-up Ed Samples by 235 points.

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December 12th, 1953: Nascar President Bill France reveals plans to build a 2.5 mile superspeedway in Daytona Beach, FL. France puts the estimated price at 1,674,000 and thinks it could open by 1955 (heíd be wrong on both accounts).

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December 12th, 1971: Richard Petty demolishes the competition in the final race of the year at Texas World Speedway to take his 21st win of a dominating season. Petty wins the championship by 364 points over James Hylton for his 3rd career title.

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12-13-2012, 12:53 AM
Today in Nascar History December 13th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-13-2012, 11:56 PM
Today in Nascar History December 14th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

December 14th, 1947: Bill France and 35 other gentlemen meet at the Streamline Motel in Daytona Beach to discuss the future for Stock Car Racing. A set of rules is established and Red Vogt coins the name for what will be the new stock car series-the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR. Fonty Flock, the winner of the 1947 NCSCC title, will be recognized as the 1947 Nascar champion in 1948 press releases.

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12-15-2012, 05:29 PM
Today in Nascar History December 15th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-16-2012, 01:36 AM
Today in Nascar History December 16th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

December 16th, 1949: Judge John Hayes dismisses the lawsuit filed by Nascar team owner Hubert Westmoreland against Nascar, ruling that Nascar is allowed to disqualify cars that donít comply to the rules or fail inspection.

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12-17-2012, 12:29 AM
Today in Nascar History December 17th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

December 17th, 1969: Nascar signs a television contract with ABC, which will broadcast 9 Nascar races, including 5 live, in the 1970 season.

December 17th, 2010: Nascar drivers hit the freshly paved high banks of Daytona International Speedway in a Goodyear tire test for Nascar. It is the first time racecars had been on the track since it was freshly repaved. The speedway had not been repaved since the late 1970ís.

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12-18-2012, 12:11 AM
Today in Nascar History December 18th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

December 18th, 1950: Nascar announces that 23,023 dollars in total prize money will be divided up among the the drivers in the top Nascar divisions as points fund money. Nascar Grand National (Cup) champion Bill Rexford receives 1375 dollars for winning the championship.

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12-18-2012, 10:43 PM
Today in Nascar History December 19th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-20-2012, 12:44 AM
Today in Nascar History December 20th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-20-2012, 11:02 PM
Today in Nascar History December 21st:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-21-2012, 11:21 PM
Today in Nascar History December 22nd:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-22-2012, 11:41 PM
Today in Nascar History December 23rd:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-24-2012, 01:54 AM
Today in Nascar History December 24th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-25-2012, 02:58 AM
Today in Nascar History December 25th:

Merry Christmas!!!!

No winners on this date.

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12-25-2012, 10:43 PM
Today in Nascar History December 26th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-26-2012, 11:28 PM
Today in Nascar History December 27th:


Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-27-2012, 11:35 PM
Today in Nascar History December 28th:

Winners on this date: Nobody.

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12-29-2012, 12:25 AM
Today in Nascar History December 29th:

Winners on this date: Richard Petty.

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12-30-2012, 02:24 AM
Today in Nascar History December 30th:

Winners on this date: Fireball Roberts.

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12-30-2012, 11:36 PM
Today in Nascar History December 31st:

Winners on this date: Nobody.