Who drove the number 25 Nascar in 1997?

Who drove number 25 in Nascar?

NASCAR Car #25

Driver Races
1 Jabe Thomas 306
2 Ken Schrader 267
3 Ronnie Thomas 123
4 Brian Vickers 112

Who drove the 25 for Hendrick Motorsports?

Brian Vickers, 1 win

He drove the No. 25 Chevy for Hendrick from 2003-06.

Who is Cole Trickle based on?

The character was largely based on Dale Earnhardt, and Cruise’s Cole Trickle was a sketch of Tim Richmond. Randy Quaid was a slicker version of the team owner Rick Hendrick, and Robert Duvall’s crew chief Hogge was, as Hendrick said, “a better Harry Hyde than Harry Hyde ever was.

Who was the Nascar champion in 1997?

The 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series was the 49th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 26th modern-era NASCAR Cup series. It began on February 9 and ended on November 16. Jeff Gordon of Hendrick Motorsports won his second Cup championship at the end of the season.

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Who drove the 36 M&M car in 2001?

He signed to drive the No. 36 M&M’s-sponsored Pontiac Grand Prix for MB2 Motorsports. In his first year of competition, Schrader had two top 10s and finished 18th in the standings. He posted five top 10s in 2001, but dropped to 19th in the standings.

Who drove the 55 car in Nascar?

NASCAR Car #55

Driver Avg. Finish
1 Michael Waltrip 27.78
2 Tiny Lund 16.72
3 Ted Musgrave 20.20
4 Phil Parsons 17.35

Who drove 24 car in Nascar?

Hendrick Motorsports Car No. 24

Owner(s) Rick Hendrick Linda Hendrick Jeff Gordon
Base 4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd, Concord, North Carolina, 28262
Series NASCAR Cup Series
Race drivers Jeff Gordon (1992–2015) Chase Elliott (2016–2017) William Byron (2018–present)

What Nascar drivers drive for Rick Hendrick?

About Hendrick Motorsports

Notable drivers that have piloted a Hendrick race car include Ricky Rudd, Terry Labonte, Kyle Busch, Kasey Kahne, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, and Jeff Gordon.

Who drove the 5 car for Hendrick?

Ricky Hendrick selected 19-year-old Brian Vickers to drive the No. 5 car in 2003. Vickers won three races and the Busch Series championship, finishing just 14 points ahead of Hendrick test driver and former No.

What happened to Tim Richmond the NASCAR driver?

Stock car driver Tim Richmond contracted AIDS from an unknown woman and died of complications caused by the disease, a physician close to the driver’s family said Wednesday.

Was Days of Thunder based on Dale Earnhardt?

The heart of Days of Thunder was the bitter rivalry between Cole Trickle (Tom Cruise) and Rowdy Burns (Michael Rooker). Even casual NASCAR fans recognized that it was a thinly disguised rehash of the real-life feud between Dale Earnhardt and Geoff Bodine, who was the original Hendrick Motorsports driver.

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Who is Russ Wheeler based on?

Tom Cruise’s “Cole Trickle” was considered by many to be based on Tom Richmond, who died in a crash similar to one Trickle survives and who left behind a physician girl friend. “Rowdy Burns” and “Russ Wheeler” were “likely based” on NASCAR racers Dale Earnhardt and Rusty Wallace, respectively.

Who won the NASCAR championship in 1996?

The 1996 NASCAR Winston Cup Series consisted of 31 events, run at 18 race tracks in 15 states. Terry Labonte won his second series championship, beating Jeff Gordon by 37 points; the Rick Hendrick-owned No. 5 Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Chevrolet team won the series’ owner’s championship.

How many wins did Jeff Gordon have in 1998?

In 1998, Jeff Gordon won 13 races and his third championship in four seasons.

What did Jeff Gordon drive?

Jeff Gordon was known as The Rainbow Warrior for the multicolored scheme of his No. 24 Chevrolet. Over the course of his 25-year career in NASCAR, Gordon drove the rainbow car and variations of it to an impressive 93 Cup Series wins — three of them Daytona 500s — as well as four Cup Series titles.