1970s

1970s NASCAR season recaps include highlights and statistics of NASCAR races during the 1970s. Learn more on the 1970s NASCAR Season Recaps Channel.

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1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National series showcased champion Darrell Waltrip and rookie Dale Earnhardt. The Daytona 500 ended with a fist fight after Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison wrecked each other on the last lap. See the 1979 NASCAR results here.


1973 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

In 1973, David Pearson had a record-breaking year, winning 11 races during the course of the NASCAR season. Get the results from all 28 races of the year.

1974 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Despite a fuel shortage, the 1974 NASCAR Winston Cup season delivered plenty of thrills. NASCAR made the decision that year to shorten the length of every race by 10 percent. Get the results of all 30 races of the 1974 NASCAR season.

1975 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1975 NASCAR Winston Cup season saw Richard Petty win 13 races and his sixth championship. Every car used the same size engine this year in order to increase competition and create a level playing field. Get the results of all 30 races from the 1975 season.

1970 NASCAR Grand National Results

The 1970 NASCAR Grand National season was exciting despite the introduction of restrictor plates. Higher speeds brought greater risks to the drivers causing NASCAR to mandate the plates. Get the results from each race of the 1970 season.

1971 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1971 NASCAR Winston Cup season was the first year for the new Winston sponsor. This season would also mark the last time NASCAR would use a schedule that featured more than 40 races. See the results from the 48 races of the 1971 season.

1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup season had leaner meaner schedule of 31 races. The Winston Cup schedule eliminated all of the shorter races that consisted of 100 and 125 miles in total duration. See the complete results for the 1972 NASCAR season.

1976 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National featured some spectacular finishes. At the Daytona 500 Richard Petty and David Pearson battled for the lead on the last lap only to wreck in Turn 4. See all race results for the 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup series.

1977 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Richard Petty set a record in the 1977 NASCAR season for winning at least one race every year for 18 years. The 1977 Winston Cup season was dominated by driver Cale Yarborough. See the results from all 30 races in the 1977 NASCAR Winston Cup series.

1978 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

Television rating were steadily climbing and ABC Sports decided to broadcast the Daytona 500 live for the fifth time. The 1978 NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National title went to Cale Yarborough for the third straight year. See all race results for the 1978 NASCAR here.

1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

The 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National series showcased champion Darrell Waltrip and rookie Dale Earnhardt. The Daytona 500 ended with a fist fight after Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison wrecked each other on the last lap. See the 1979 NASCAR results here.