Who Won the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup?
Nextel took over sponsorship of NASCAR's top racing series in 2004 from Winston. The "Chase for the Cup" format also began in 2004.
Kurt Busch of Roush Racing ended the season as the points champion even though he only had three wins all year. Jimmie Johnson had an impressive eight wins and came in seconds. Jeff Gordon finished third.
2004 Nextel Cup Standings
|5||Dale Earnhardt Jr||6368||-138||6|