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- The fastest track is Talladega Superspeedway, where the record average speed is 188.354 mph and the record qualifying lap is 212.809 mph, set by Bill Elliott in 1987.
- On December 5, 2013, Earnhardt won the Most Popular Driver Award for the 11th consecutive year, breaking Bill Elliott's record, who scored 10 straight awards from 1991 to 2000.
- Even though 15 straight years of Earnhardt being most popular driver is a NASCAR record, he is second all-time to Bill Elliott, who has 16 most popular driver awards, including 10 straight.
- Following the 2017 season, the No. 24 car driven by Chase Elliott was renumbered to No. 9 in honor of Elliott's father, 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Series champion Bill Elliott.
- Earnhardt successfully defended his championship the following year, going to victory lane 11 times and winning the championship by 489 points over Bill Elliott.
- In 2004, Bill Elliott relinquished his full-time duties to drive the No. 91 in a part-time deal at Las Vegas, Texas, and Indianapolis.
- Long-shot contenders Mark Martin, Kyle Petty and Harry Gant fell behind in the long run, which left Bill Elliott and Alan Kulwicki to compete for the title.
- Kahne replaced Bill Elliott in the No. 9 Dodge for Evernham Motorsports at the end of the 2003 season when Elliott announced a part-time schedule starting with the 2004 season.
- The following season McDonald's would move over to the No. 94 Bill Elliott Racing Ford, driven by team-owner Bill Elliott.
- Afterwards, he won the Coca-Cola 600, and after winning the Southern 500 at Darlington, became the first driver since Bill Elliott in 1985 to win the Winston Million.
- After half a decade as a driver and owner, 1988 Winston Cup Series champion Bill Elliott joined Evernham as a driver and re-assumed the No. 9 that he drove with Melling Racing.
- Kenseth's next attempt was at Dover in 1998, when he filled in for Bill Elliott in his No. 94 Ford for Elliott-Marino Racing.
- For Evernham's full-time debut in 2001, Atwood was named as the driver of the 19 car, teammate to Bill Elliott in the No. 9. The team was part of Dodge's return into NASCAR, with Dodge Dealers sponsoring the entire season.
- Truex's 218-race winless streak is second only to Bill Elliott, who went winless in 226 races between 1994 and 2001.
- Wallace circled the 2.66-mile (4.28-km) trioval in 44.270 seconds, which surpassed the previous record held by Bill Elliott (212.809 mph) set in 1987, but did not replace the record because it was a radio test and not a NASCAR sanctioned event.
- In qualifying at Michigan, Logano won his sixth career pole position with a track-record lap speed of 203.949 mph; this was at the time the ninth fastest qualifying speed in NASCAR history, and the fastest since Bill Elliott's qualifying run at Talladega in 1987.
- With these six wins as well as 19 Top 5s and four further Top 10s, he finished second to Bill Elliott by 24 points.
- Two drivers, Bill Elliott (1985) and Jeff Gordon (1997), clinched the Winston Million with victories in the Southern 500.
- Bill Elliott won the race, his last victory for Melling Racing and the only victory for Elliott in a car painted a color other than red.
- In the first restrictor-plate Firecracker 400 since 1973, Bill Elliott edged upstart Rick Wilson by 18 inches in a five-car scramble.
- The Southern 500 has a storied history, including Bill Elliott famously winning the Winston Million in 1985, and Jeff Gordon doing the same in 1997.
- Although at the time the possibility remained that he may have continued to run a limited schedule after the 2005 season—as semi-retirees Bill Elliott and Terry Labonte also have done, Wallace's current broadcasting contract forbids him from doing so.
- Greg Sacks authored the race's biggest upset when he overpowered Bill Elliott for the win.
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