LaJoie won consecutive titles in the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 1996 and 1997. He is also a three-time NAPA Auto Parts 300 winner in the Modified Series. The majority of LaJoie’s success was in Modified and the Xfinity Series. He won 15 races in the Xfinity Series while not winning any races in the Truck or Sprint Cup Series.
Marlin might be remembered by younger fans as “the guy who tried to repair his car on the track under a red flag” but he deserves more than that. Marlin was the Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year in 1983. He is also a two-time Daytona 500 winner, winning the event in 1994 and then again in 1995. Marlin finished his Sprint Cup Series career with 10 wins to go along with a pair of wins in the Xfinity Series.
Marlin wins at Darlington in 2002.
Byron was the “first” one to do a lot in NASCAR. He was the first one to win at the Daytona Beach Road Course. Byron was also the first NASCAR Modified champion in 1948 and then he was the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion in 1949. He also won the 1951 Southern 500. Byron finished his NASCAR career with only three Sprint Cup Series wins but he still accomplished a great deal in the sport.
Check out this replica of the Red Bryon’s first winning car.
Flock won 17 races in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Along with those wins he was also a NASCAR Modified Series champion and a NASCAR National Champion in 1949 and 1947 respectively. Flock also won 33 poles in his 154 Sprint Cup Series starts.
How about this incredible footage from the 1952 Southern 500 in Darlington, won by Flock?
Ingram was nicknamed “Iron Man” because of the fact that he won the majority of his races between the ages of 45 and 50. Ingram is a two-time Xfinity Series champion where he won 31 races in eight season. All 31 wins and both titles came after he was 45 years old. Ingram is also a multiple-time late-model champion.
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