By Zane Miller

Photo Credit: Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame

On Sunday, October 29th, 1950, the 1950 NASCAR Cup Series season concluded with Bill Rexford defeating Fireball Roberts by 110.5 points to win the second championship in Cup Series history. It was the first (and only) Cup Series championship for Rexford. These are the top five points finishers for the season.

5. #41 Curtis Turner (-583.5)

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Turner took the fifth spot with four wins, seven top-fives and seven top-10s, as he also led the most laps total on the season and led the most laps in seven races.

4. #59 Lloyd Moore (-561)

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Moore claimed fourth in points with one victory, seven top-fives and 10 top-10s, taking an average finish of 12.8.

3. #42 Lee Petty (-369)

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Petty grabbed third in points with one victory, nine top-fives and 13 top-10s, getting an average finish of 7.7.

2. #11 Fireball Roberts (-110.5)

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Roberts claimed the second spot as he earned one win, four top-fives and five top 10s in only nine starts for an average finish of 11.0.

1. #60 Bill Rexford

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Rexford claimed the championship, getting one win, five top-fives and 11 top-10s along with an average finish of 10.9.

Race Winners (left) & Lap Leaders (right)

*Denotes driver led every lap

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