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Earnhardt
Mark Bechtel
February 26, 2001
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February 26, 2001

Earnhardt

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19
Attempts to win the Daytona 500 before succeeding on his 20th try, in 1998.

$19,800
Prize money for his first Grand National win, in the 1979 Southeastern 500 at Bristol International Raceway.

0
Other NASCAR drivers who have matched his feat of winning the Winston Cup championship (1980) the year after winning the Rookie of the Year award (1979).

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