January 27, 2011
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We are counting down the days until the Daytona 500 using some fun facts.
- Car number driven by Jeff Gordon since 1993. Jeff Gordon is a four-time Cup Series winner. He has 82 career wins—six of which are at the Daytona 500. Gordon has racked up a staggering 69 pole wins throughout his career.
- Races won in NASCAR's three national stock car divisions during 2010 by Kyle Busch. He completed an unprecedented three-race sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway to make NASCAR history.
- Wins from a pole by Darrell Waltrip. Waltrip's wins run a mere second to Richard Petty's 61 pole wins.
- Number of poles won by Alan Kulwicki.
- 1:24 is the most popular scale size for die-cast toy vehicles collected by NASCAR fans.
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