What is the significance of all those numerals on car windshields?

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Yes, numbers are even associated with cars. For example, car windshields often come with necessary numbers, such as the car’s registration, vehicle identification numbers (VIN), or even the inspection sticker numbers. But what about other numbers associated with cars, such as NASCAR drivers’ numbers? There are a lot of people who remember their favorite drivers by their racing numbers. Some that come to mind are #2 Rusty Wallace; #3 for the late Dale Earnhardt; #8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr.; #24 Jeff Gordon; and #88 Dale Jarrett.


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