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July 04, 2011
Firsts of Many
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July 04, 2011

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Firsts of Many

Today's winningest Cup drivers were once newbies in Victory Lane. Here's how long it took (and how they looked).

1. Jeff Gordon, 84 wins

First win in 42nd race Charlotte, May 1994

Races until next win: 8

2. Jimmie Johnson, 54

13th race Fontana, April 2002

Races until next win: 3

3. Mark Martin, 40

113th race Rockingham, Oct. 1989

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