WHAT'S INSIDE: NASCAR SEASON RECAPS
The 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup season set records for lead changes and races won with last-lap passes. Get all the details on these events and more from the 1981 NASCAR season -- as well as the final standings in this 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup recap.
Jeff Gordon logged 13 wins in the 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup season to tie Richard Petty's record. But the story of the season happened when Dale Earnhardt finally won the Daytona 500 after 20 attempts.