NASCAR in the 1996 season. Full information

48th season of the NASCAR proved to be an exhilarating ride for motorsport enthusiasts worldwide. Spanning from 18th February to 10th November in 1996, this season showcased thrilling races, unexpected twists, and fierce competition. Join us as we relive the excitement and drama that unfolded throughout this unforgettable season of NASCAR!

Beginners of the season: Johnny Benson, Jr. , Stacy Compton , Jeff Krogh , Larry Gunselman , Hermie Sadler , Jack Sprague , Lance Hooper

List of races and tracks in the 1996 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
Daytona 500 1996 Daytona 500 Dale Jarrett
Ford Thunderbird, #88
Daytona 18th February 1996
North Carolina NASCAR 1996 North Carolina NASCAR Race 1 Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
North Carolina 25th February 1996
Richmond NASCAR 1996 Richmond NASCAR Race 1 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Richmond 3rd March 1996
Atlanta NASCAR 1996 Atlanta NASCAR Race 1 Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
Atlanta 10th March 1996
Darlington NASCAR 1996 Darlington NASCAR Race 1 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Darlington 24th March 1996
Bristol NASCAR 1996 Bristol NASCAR Race 1 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Bristol 31st March 1996
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1996 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Terry Labonte
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #5
North Wilkesboro 14th April 1996
Martinsville NASCAR 1996 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Rusty Wallace
Ford Thunderbird, #2
Martinsville 21st April 1996
Talladega NASCAR 1996 Talladega NASCAR Race 1 Sterling Marlin
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #4
Talladega 28th April 1996
Sears Point NASCAR 1996 Sears Point NASCAR Rusty Wallace
Ford Thunderbird, #2
Sears Point 5th May 1996
World 600 1996 World 600 Dale Jarrett
Ford Thunderbird, #88
Charlotte 26th May 1996
Dover Downs NASCAR 1996 Dover Downs NASCAR Race 1 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Dover Downs 2nd June 1996
Pocono NASCAR 1996 Pocono NASCAR Race 1 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Pocono 16th June 1996
Michigan NASCAR 1996 Michigan NASCAR Race 1 Rusty Wallace
Ford Thunderbird, #2
Michigan 23rd June 1996
Daytona NASCAR 1996 Daytona NASCAR Sterling Marlin
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #4
Daytona 6th July 1996
New Hampshire NASCAR 1996 New Hampshire NASCAR Ernie Irvan
Ford Thunderbird, #28
New Hampshire 14th July 1996
Pocono NASCAR 1996 Pocono NASCAR Race 2 Rusty Wallace
Ford Thunderbird, #2
Pocono 21st July 1996
Talladega NASCAR 1996 Talladega NASCAR Race 2 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Talladega 28th July 1996
Brickyard NASCAR 1996 Brickyard NASCAR Dale Jarrett
Ford Thunderbird, #88
Indianapolis 3rd August 1996
Watkins Glen NASCAR 1996 Watkins Glen NASCAR Geoff Bodine , Geoffrey Bodine
Ford ?? 1996, #7
Watkins Glen 11th August 1996
Michigan NASCAR 1996 Michigan NASCAR Race 2 Dale Jarrett
Ford Thunderbird, #88
Michigan 18th August 1996
Bristol NASCAR 1996 Bristol NASCAR Race 2 Rusty Wallace
Ford Thunderbird, #2
Bristol 24th August 1996
Darlington NASCAR 1996 Darlington NASCAR Race 2 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Darlington 1st September 1996
Richmond NASCAR 1996 Richmond NASCAR Race 2 Ernie Irvan
Ford Thunderbird, #28
Richmond 7th September 1996
Dover Downs NASCAR 1996 Dover Downs NASCAR Race 2 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Dover Downs 15th September 1996
Martinsville NASCAR 1996 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
Martinsville 22nd September 1996
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1996 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Jeff Gordon
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #24
North Wilkesboro 29th September 1996
Charlotte NASCAR 1996 Charlotte NASCAR Terry Labonte
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #5
Charlotte 6th October 1996
North Carolina NASCAR 1996 North Carolina NASCAR Race 2 Ricky Rudd
Ford Thunderbird, #10
North Carolina 20th October 1996
Phoenix NASCAR 1996 Phoenix NASCAR Bobby Hamilton
Pontiac Grand Prix (Fifth generation) Gen3, #43
Phoenix 27th October 1996
Atlanta NASCAR 1996 Atlanta NASCAR Race 2 Bobby Labonte
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #18
Atlanta 10th November 1996

Drivers championship 1996

Terry Labonte

United States

Champion

Jeff Gordon

United States

2nd place

Dale Jarrett

United States

3rd place

List of all cars in the 1996 season