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Earnhardt
Mark Bechtel
February 26, 2001
By the Numbers
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February 26, 2001

Earnhardt

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By the Numbers

7
Winston Cup championships, tying him with Richard Petty for the alltime record.

76
Career wins, the sixth most in Winston Cup history.

281
Career top five finishes, fourth all-time among NASCAR drivers.

$41,639,662
Prize money, tops among NASCAR drivers.

1997
Year he became the first NASCAR driver to grace the cover of a Wheaties box.

676
Career races, seventh most among Winston Cup drivers,

22nd
Finish in his first Winston Cup start, the 1975 World 600 at Charlotte, in which his number 8 Dodge started 33rd.

20
Top 10 finishes in the Winston Cup year-end points standings, a record.

11
Victories in 1987, his best single-season total.

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