The very first motor car land speed record was set by Ferdinand Verbiest.
Most NASCAR Wins
The record for the most NASCAR wins is held by Richard Petty: 200 wins (and 7 championships).
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First motor car land speed record
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Earlier, pigs' bladders were used as rugby balls.
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A soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels, held together by 642 stitches.