Nine of the Most Famous NASCAR Drivers in History

Aside from championships, race wins, winning percentage and impact on the sport are considered when naming the best NASCAR drivers of all time. The greatest drivers have achieved podium finishes more often than not and were big off the racetrack as well as on it. Here are some of the most famous NASCAR drivers who are considered the all-time best in the sport.

1. Richard Petty

When it comes to the racetrack, Richard Petty tops every list of greatest NASCAR drivers of all time because to date, no other race car driver has ever tallied as many wins as him. He holds the record of 200 wins, 123 poles, seven Daytona 500 wins, 1,027 career starts and 10 consecutive wins.

His illustrious career spanned from 1958 to 1992 and there has not been anyone since who has set as many records. He is arguably the best NASCAR driver ever. ... Read More

NASCAR Driver Bobby Labonte Appearance and Autograph Signing at Dick’s Sporting Goods – Sep 10

SCRANTON, PA – NASCAR auto racer and outdoorsman Bobby Labonte will be at an autograph signing at the grand opening of Dick’s Sporting Goods in Scranton, PA on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Bobby Labonte will make an appearance from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. to meet with fans and sign autographs. Fans must have a wristband to receive an autograph. The event will take place at Dick’s Sporting Goods, Viewmont Mall, 440 Viewmont Mall, Scranton, PA 18508. Source: Dick’s Sporting Goods ... Read More

NASCAR Star Carl Edwards Wins Coors Light Pole Award at Watkins Glen Time Trials on Aug 5th

WATKINS GLEN, NY – NASCAR driver Carl Edwards won the Coors Light Pole Award at Watkins Glen time trials on Friday August 5, 2016. This was Edwards’s 4th Coors Light Pole Award for this season and the 20th for his career as well as the completion of a sweep of road course poles for 2016. Source: ... Read More

Dale Murphy Named Keynote Speaker at Old Timers Banquet

NASHVILLE, TN. — Atlanta Braves legend, Dale Murphy, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the 77th annual Old Timers Banquet on Thursday Jan. 22, 2015 at the Nashville Airport Marriott located at 600 Marriott Drive. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. Source: The Tennessean.

Photo shows for Atlanta Braves legend Dale Murphy speaking in a 2012 interview with Fox Charlotte.

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Terry Labonte Discusses His Final Race in Tallageda: VIDEO

TALLADEGA, ALA. — NASCAR champion Terry Labonte competed in his last race at Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Oct.19 making it the 890th and final race for the two-time Cup champion. Labonte is one of only 15 drivers to win multiple NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships. Source: ABC News

Photo shows NASCAR chanpion Terry Labonte speaking to Garage Cam host about his final race.

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NASCAR Legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. Named Featured Speaker at Times Free Press Best of Preps Banquet

CHATTANOOGA, TN. — NASCAR legend, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will be the featured speaker on May 29 at this year’s Times Free Press Best of Preps banquet located at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Earnhardt is scheduled to deliver his keynote speech at the 6:30 p.m. dinner. Tickets are on sale for $50 through their website with tables of eight available for $400. The deadline to buy tickets for the event is May 26.

Photo shows Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaking with David Letterman in Feb 2014 on his Daytona 500 Victory.

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Jimmie Johnson Wins 6th NASCAR Title – VIDEO

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — NASCAR driver, Jimmie Johnson, who won a record five straight titles from 2006 through 2010, just won his sixth Sprint Cup title in eight years on Sunday, November 17, making him one of the fiercest competitors in NASCAR sports history. At the age of 38, Johnson, is now the youngest driver to win six titles, with a career that has plenty more staying power for years to come.

Photo shows Jimmie Johnson winning his sixthe NASCAR Championship on Sunday, November 17, 2013 in Florida.

Photo shows Jimmie Johnson winning his 6th NASCAR Championship on November 17, 2013

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NASCAR Legend Mario Andretti to Sign Autographs at Prudential Patt-White Name Change Event

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. — Prudential Patt-White, Lehigh Valley’s largest residential real estate company, will be officially changing their name to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors at a kickoff party and open house 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the company’s Palmer Township office.

Photo shows Mario Andretti during an interview in Nazareth, PA before the 100th Indy 500.

Photo shows Mario Andretti during an interview in Nazareth, PA before the 100th Indy 500.

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Jeff Gordon Named Keynote Speaker at Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Fundraiser

KNOXVILLE, TN. — NASCAR legend, Jeff Gordon, appeared as the keynote speaker Thursday night, July 11, at the annual induction dinner held at the Knoxville Convention Center. The event was a major fund-raiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Before speaking at the dinner, however, Gordon, 41 and visibly graying, was bombarded with questions from the media about his aging and driving performance.

Photo shows Jeff Gordon speaking at the 2013 NASCAR Preview.

Photo shows Jeff Gordon speaking to media at the 2013 NASCAR Preview.

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Mark Martin Almost Impaled in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crash (VIDEO)

In a violent crash that took place on August 19, 2012 in Brooklyn, Michigan, NASCAR driver, Mark Martin, is lucky to be alive today after his car brutally slammed into the end of a short, narrow barrier on pit road during the first half of the race at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

Mark Martin walks away from violent crash at Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway after nearly being impaled. He is lucky to be alive.

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