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Nextel Cup Drivers

Drivers in these lists are as of July 27, 2007. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added.

All statistics used in these tables are as of the end of the 2007 Sharpie 500 race.

Full Time Drivers

Driver Car Number Rookie Season Career Nextel Cup Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
A.J. Allmendinger #84200790000N/A
John Andretti #49199434721337411th (1998)
Greg Biffle #16200317411325732nd (2005)
Dave Blaney #2220002570223219th (2002)
Clint Bowyer #072006610623117th (2007)
Jeff Burton #3119944631910718763rd (2000)
Ward Burton #419943725248279th (1999)
Kurt Busch #2200124417559991st (2004)
Kyle Busch #5200510242444210th (2006)
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. #82000279177411873rd (2003)
Carl Edwards #9920041096305323rd (2005)
David Gilliland #38200639012242nd (2006)
Jeff Gordon #24199349779227307621st (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001)
Robby Gordon #7199725831434116th (2003)
Jeff Green #6619972570516217th (2002)
Denny Hamlin #112006673183753rd (2006)
Kevin Harvick #29200123811499654th (2006)
Dale Jarrett #44198765532163260161st (1999)
Jimmie Johnson #482002207277812491st (2006)
Kasey Kahne #9200413273144148th (2006)
Matt Kenseth #172000280157413531st (2003)
Bobby Labonte #43199349821113195261st (2000)
Kevin Lepage #371998201029125th (1999)
Jeremy Mayfield #3619944135489697th (1998)
Jamie McMurray #26200317422562311th (2004)
Casey Mears #25200316811032314th (2006)
Paul Menard #15200727001045th (2006)
Juan Pablo Montoya#42200725134069th (2006)
Ryan Newman #122002212125793416th (2002, 2003)
David Ragan #6200726011063rd (2006)
Tony Raines #962003105002033rd (2003)
David Reutimann #00200717000070th (2005)
Scott Riggs #1020041250415320th (2006)
Ricky Rudd #88197789923194374292nd (1991)
Elliott Sadler #1919993093165479th (2004)
Johnny Sauter #70200455002036th (2004)
Reed Sorenson #41200662038124th (2006)
Tony Stewart #20199930832116185101st (2002, 2005)
David Stremme #40200662002033rd (2006)
Martin Truex Jr. #12006691715019th (2006)
Brian Vickers #83200412711126415th (2006)
Michael Waltrip #551986682438123312th (1994, 1995)
J. J. Yeley #18200666014129th (2006)

Part Time Drivers

Driver Car Number Rookie Season Career Nextel Cup Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
Aric Almirola #01N/A20000N/A
Marcos Ambrose #77N/A00000N/A
Brandon Ash #02N/A4000064th (2006)
Stanton Barrett #30/#34200522000051st (2005)
Johnny Benson #46199627211858211th (1997),(2001)
Todd Bodine #0319932280721520th (1994)
Bill Elliott #21197676844175320551st (1988)
Ron Fellows #96N/A17035054th (1999)
James Hylton #581966601214030142nd (1966),(1967),(1971)
Terry Labonte #55197985122182361271st (1984, 1996)
Sterling Marlin #7819837301083216113rd (1995, 2001)
Mark Martin #01198269135238383412nd (1990),(1994),(1998),(2002)
Eric McClure #0420053000067th (2006)
Joe Nemechek #08/#78199444941862915th (2000)
Kyle Petty #45198080285217385th (1992, 1993)
Boris Said #60200529027242nd (2005)
Ken Schrader #21/#47/#491985712464184234th (1994)
Kirk Shelmerdine #27200426000047th (2004)
Mike Skinner #23199724401039610th (1999)
Regan Smith #01N/A60000N/A
Mike Wallace #0919941850314033rd (1994)
Scott Wimmer #33/#782004106013027th (2004)
Jon Wood #21/#47200710000N/A

Busch Series Drivers

Drivers in these lists are as of July 11, 2007. Stats current as of Winn-Dixie 250. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added.
Driver Car Number Rookie Season Career Busch Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
Marcos Ambrose #592007190030N/A
Kelly Bires #47200750010N/A
Bobby Hamilton, Jr. #3519991955296044th (2003)
Kyle Krisiloff #14200722011095th (2005)
Stephen Leicht #90200541114032nd (2006)
Jason Leffler #38200013711942712th (2004)
Eric McClure #0200531000072nd (2005)
Brent Sherman #36200548001026th (2005)
Mike Wallace #7199127942053012th (1993)
Steve Wallace #66200637000236th (2006)

Part-time Busch Drivers

Driver Car Number Rookie Season Career Busch Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
Aric Almirola #18/#20200622113351st (2006)
Justin Ashburn #05200326000058th (2003)
Stanton Barrett #301998138017022nd (2005)
Blake Bjorklund #28N/A00000N/A
Mike Bliss #222003971143335th (2004)
Todd Bodine #031990316158915772nd (1997)
Trevor Boys #71N/A10000N/A
Patrick Carpentier #22N/A10111N/A
Roger Carter II #54N/A00000N/A
Landon Cassill #24N/A10000N/A
Bryan Clauson #41N/A00000N/A
Brad Coleman #182007100231110th (2006)
Carlos Contreras#22/#44200516000069th (2006)
Kevin Conway #18200710000086th (2006)
Derrike Cope #28/#491994107128127th (2004)
Erik Darnell #26N/A00000N/A
Bobby East #27/#37N/A30000106th (2005)
Danny Efland #00/#01N/A10000N/A
Blake Feese #95200413000062nd (2004)
Ron Fellows #33N/A10345278th (1998)
J.R. Fitzpatrick #0N/A10000N/A
Cale Gale #33N/A8000081st (2006)
Alex Garcia#98200710000N/A
Scott Gaylord #52N/A80000102nd (1997)
Jorge Goeters#27N/A8002182nd (2005, 2006)
John Graham #10/#3720074000081st (2004)
David Green #911991386972144221st (1994)
Mark Green #7019962220114011th (1997)
Kevin Hamlin #42200519000045th (2005)
Dange Hanniford #56N/A10000N/A
Mike Harmon #44/#48199692000023rd (2003)
Ian Henderson #52N/A10000N/A
Caleb Holman #75N/A50000108th (2003)
Chris Horn #58N/A60000112th (2006)
Sam Hornish Jr. #12200770000118th (2006)
Shelby Howard #01/#79N/A8000066th (2004)
Richard Johns #25200740000N/A
Jerick Johnson #76N/A40000153rd (2006)
Michel Jourdain Jr.#17200524001037th (2005)
Jason Keller #11/#2719934091081159112nd (2000),(2002)
D.J. Kennington #72N/A50000N/A
Brad Keselowski #88200720000072nd (2006)
Brian Keselowski #19/#49N/A20000151st (2006)
Travis Kittleson #20N/A20000117th (2005)
Todd Kluever #16/#26200647005117th (2006)
Frank Kreyer #56N/A10000N/A
Scott Lagasse Jr. #41N/A6000081st (2005)
Andy Lally #47N/A00000N/A
Randy MacDonald #71/#72N/A30001060th (1994)
Mark Martin #06/#5198722347106143308th (1987)
Tim McCreadie #21N/A10000N/A
Chase Miller #9N/A30000N/A
Marc Mitchell #11/#93N/A30000141st (2005)
Donnie Neuenberger #52200523000074th (2003)
Danny O'Quinn Jr. #17/#26/#30/#56200639015019th (2006)
Brian Pannone #50N/A00000N/A
Ruben Pardo#44N/A20000N/A
Andy Pilgrim #88N/A00000N/A
Scott Pruett #41N/A7013276th (2000)
Robert Richardson #28/#80200790000N/A
Brett Rowe #05/#73/#85200760000N/A
Boris Said #9N/A13045258th (2006)
Bobby Santos III #91/#92N/A30000N/A
Morgan Shepherd #01/#891982201154467611th (1982)
Brad Teague #52/#5419842081114327th (1987)
Scott Wimmer #21/#2920011365214903rd (2002)
Ron Young #71200335000042nd (2003)

Busch Whackers

‡ Drivers that are planning to run both the full Nextel Cup and Busch Series seasons.
Main article: Buschwhackers


Driver Car Number Rookie Season Career Busch Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
A.J. Allmendinger #42N/A00000N/A
Greg Biffle #16/#3720011911880118111st (2002)
Dave Blaney #10/#3219981111112977th (1998)
Clint Bowyer #22004995365652nd (2005)
Jeff Burton #2919892682478127119th (1992)
Ward Burton #2719901594235076th (1993)
Kurt Busch #12200610268139th(2006)
Kyle Busch #5200410083048102nd (2004)
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. #8/#1119989622456091st (1998,1999)
Carl Edwards ‡ #6020059013426172nd (2006)
David Gilliland #25200625112056th (2006)
Robby Gordon #5520043911016021st (2004)
Jeff Green #2819912531687127241st (2000)
Denny Hamlin #202005823194394th (2006)
Kevin Harvick #21/#33/#7720001802892133161st (2001,2006)
Jimmie Johnson #48200085172128th (2001)
Kasey Kahne #920021326244467th (2003)
Matt Kenseth #1719972102398142132nd (1998)
Bobby Labonte #771990188104997101st (1991)
Kevin Lepage #0/#52/#7219942182195148th (1996)
Casey Mears #5/#2420018411428421st (2002)
Paul Menard #1520041091133326th (2005,2006)
Jamie McMurray #26/#3720011497244816th (2002)
Juan Pablo Montoya#42200719113071st (2006)
Ryan Newman #12200133713201128th (2001)
David Ragan ‡ #6200726024194th (2006)
Tony Raines #3319991880144516th (2001)
David Reutimann ‡ #992006500313134th (2006)
Scott Riggs #92002804193336th (2003)
Elliott Sadler #919961195183655th (1997)
Johnny Sauter #28/#37/#4920021813214948th (2003),(2006)
Reed Sorenson #4120058621837924th (2005)
Tony Stewart #18/#20/#3319967321925421st (1998)
David Stremme #22/#4120039801533210th (2004)
Martin Truex Jr. #8/#11/#83200392133656101st (2004,2005)
Brian Vickers #322002743162811st (2003)
J. J. Yeley #120041040133835th (2006)

Craftsman Truck Series Drivers

Drivers in these lists are as of July 14, 2007. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added. Stats current as of O'Reilly 200 race.
Driver Truck Number Rookie Season Career Truck Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
Willie Allen #13200715001063rd (2005)
Johnny Benson #23N/A876325322nd (2006)
Mike Bliss #4N/A1811358101181st (2002)
Todd Bodine #3020047711355121st (2006)
Terry Cook #5919972526269287th (2001)
Matt Crafton #8820011590137315th (2004)
Rick Crawford #14199725955912842nd (2002)
Erik Darnell #992006381515112th (2006)
Brendan Gaughan #7720011248284534th (2003)
David Green #120074002068th (1997)
Ron Hornaday #33N/A1873186129141st (1996, 1998)
Travis Kvapil #620011087447121st (2003)
Ryan Mathews #22200760010N/A
Chad McCumbee #8200635003017th (2006)
Ted Musgrave #920011601677106121st (2005)
Tim Sauter #07200715000077th (2003)
Dennis Setzer #75N/A229177213632nd (2003, 2004, 2005)
Mike Skinner #5N/A141226888361st (1995)
Jack Sprague #60N/A25928130178311st (1997, 1999, 2001)
David Starr #1019991774357354th (2006)
Jason White #7200119000043rd (2001)
Jon Wood #212001912144325th (2003)

Part-time Truck Drivers

Driver Truck Number Rookie Season Career Truck Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s Poles Best Points Finish
A. J. Allmendinger #00200720023046th (2006)
T. J. Bell #50200322001026th (2003)
Kelly Bires #16/#2120078001076th (2006)
Clint Bowyer #2N/A5123142nd (2006)
Kyle Busch #5120052841119127th (2005)
Ken Butler III #00N/A20000N/A
Chad Chaffin #4020039421127210th (2003, 2004)
Johnny Chapman #06/#78199625000045th (2003)
Joey Clanton #0920079002079th (2004)
Stacy Compton #09/#16/#401997972264694th (1999)
Derrike Cope #16200010001071st (2001)
Tim Cowen #42N/A10000N/A
Carl Edwards #502003606243544th (2004)
Wayne Edwards #06/#71/#95200047001026th (2000)
Chris Fontaine #16N/A5000060th (2005)
Cale Gale #2200720000N/A
Kevin Harvick #219979022134012th (1999)
Kenny Hendrick #16200321000035th (2003)
Jesus Hernandez #46N/A00000N/A
Justin Hobgood #03N/A4000069th (2005)
Shane Huffman #4020077000048th (2006)
Kraig Kinser #47200630001029th (2006)
Travis Kittleson #0/#46N/A5000055th (2006)
Brandon Knupp #0/#28N/A20000N/A
Frank Kreyer #44N/A20000N/A
Scott Lynch #29/#63200513000045th (2005)
Mark Martin #2120062171417319th (2006)
Brandon Miller #40N/A7001051st (2003)
Danny O'Quinn Jr. #50N/A10000N/A
Timothy Peters #46200534004027th (2006)
Bradley Riethmeyer #49/#53N/A20000N/A
Clay Rogers #40N/A11012034th (2005)
Joe Ruttman #4/#18N/A1701368111172nd (1995)
Ken Schrader #18N/A791727123rd (2003)
Morgan Shepherd #06/#44200154000024th (2002)
Peter Shepherd #5020075000054th (2006)
Shane Sieg #28200423001024th (2004)
Bryan Silas #71N/A20000N/A
Jimmy Simpson #64N/A10000N/A
Jack Smith #63N/A20000N/A
Regan Smith #47200513002038th (2005)
J.C. Stout #91200612000052nd (2006)
Kelly Sutton #51200454000026th (2004)
Dana White #86200225000032nd (2002)
Chris Wimmer #76200421000031st (2004)
Josh Wise #00200730000N/A

Free Agents

Drivers in these lists are as of March 17, 2007. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added.

Drivers with over 100 Combined Starts

Driver Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Championships? Notes
John Andretti340237040Replaced Kyle Petty in 2007 while Petty did broadcasting for TNT.
Casey Atwood750131240Was released from Brewco Motorsports.
Chad Chaffin120830942Made two starts for BAM Racing in 2007.
Derrike Cope40821061100Running part-time schedule in Busch Series.
Ricky Craven27821424261Looking for a part-time ride.
Kerry Earnhardt70680272May race a few Busch races with Dale Earnhardt Inc.
Tim Fedewa10333490Has made only start since 2005 release.
Jeff Fuller130183100Injured in Busch race, runs occasionally for various Busch teams.
Steve Grissom1510306112401 Busch Championship (1993)Ran Busch race for Frank Cicci Racing at Daytona.
Shane Hall10189000May run some races for Jay Robinson Racing.
Randy LaJoie44035015702 Busch Championships (1996,1997)Has done commentary for ESPN.
Ashton Lewis00226000Was released from Team Rensi Motorsports at the end of 2006.
Steve Park1812563611Is still looking for ride.
Jay Sauter201310904Raced for Frank Cicci Racing until team closed.

Drivers with over 50 Combined Starts

Driver Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Notes
Carlos Contreras00140700Has run part-time with Fitz Motorsports.
Kertus Davis0067000Was released from Kevin Harvick Incorporated.
Tracy Hines00170520Open-wheel veteran looking for a NASCAR ride, will drive in USAC for Tony Stewart Racing next year
Robert Huffman00110400Former Dash Champion hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2005
Justin Labonte0076110Raced at Caraway Speedway with occasional NASCAR starts in 2006
Chase Montgomery00150530Deal with Curry Racing appears to have fallen through
P. J. Jones220310160Occasionally runs road course races
Kelly Sutton0000530Truck team closed after lack of sponsorship.
Brandon Whitt1000571Released from CJM Racing after team left Cup Series.

Drivers with fewer than 50 Combined Starts

Driver Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Notes
Wayne Anderson1000230Hasn't raced in NASCAR since team shut down
Brad Baker0034000Only ran 1 race in 2006.
Chad Blount4021010Runs for various teams in Cup and Busch.
Kim Crosby005000Was to run part-time with Frank Cicci Racing but was replaced.
Justin Diercks0014000Was running for Rookie of the Year in the Busch Series but was released from ML Motorsports.
Blake Feese0013010Makes occasional Busch and ARCA races for Sadler Brothers Racing. Currently racing Sprint cars.
A. J. Fike007020Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2005
A. J. Foyt IV0011000Released from Evernham Motorsports, has returned to the IRL
Mike Garvey13021020Team shut down in 2006
Travis Geisler0012000Ran Busch Races for McGill Motorsports in 2005.
John Hayden0016000Occasionally runs in NBS for Kinney Motorsports.
Ryan Hemphill0011090Released from Chip Ganassi Racing in 2005 and hasn't run NASCAR since.
Larry Hollenbeck005000Usually attempts a handful of Busch races with own team
Jason Jarrett2040000Is an instructor at father's driving school
Eric Jones0090270Hasn't run since 2005
Travis Kittleson002030Ran 3 truck races in 2006.
Stuart Kirby1009020Released from ride in 2005
Jimmy Kite000040Released from Truck Series ride in 2005 and has been out of racing for the past year
Burney Lamar0031020Released from Kevin Harvick, Inc. development deal
Carl Long23010080Will run USAR, possibly Busch Series if sponsorship is found
Mark McFarland00310110Released from JR Motorsports in 2006
Brandon Miller0013050Practices for Richard Childress Racing.
Joey Miller0010200Lost Toyota deal in 2006
Ryan Moore0040110Former DEI development driver who ran 11 races for Key Motorsports in the CTS in 2006.
Donnie Neuenberger00200120Usually runs part-time schedule, had Cup deal for 2006 fall through.
Timothy Peters0080340Released from Richard Childress Racing in 2007.
Boston Reid00100200Released from Woodard Racing in 2006.
Deborah Renshaw0000380Without sponsorship, her career is likely over
Jason Rudd009000Hasn't run a NBS race since 2004.
Auggie Vidovich II0021040Lost ride after Biagi-DenBeste Racing shut down
Jacques Villeneuve000000Left successful Formula 1 career in hopes of landing a NASCAR ride.
Paul Wolfe0016000Is now a crew chief for FitzBradshaw Racing
Chris Wimmer0040200Looking for work after failed rookie season in 2006
Ron Young0033000Runs occasionally in the Busch Series

Drivers With An Unknown Status

Drivers in these lists are as of November 27, 2006. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added.

Driver Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Notes
Christian Fittipaldi1603000Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2003, runs the A1 Grand Prix.
Larry Foyt23067010Runs a couple of races here and there. Currently operates A.J. Foyt Racing.
Tina Gordon00140160Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2004.
Larry Gunselman70530250Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2004.
Mike Harmon0087060runs some ARCA RE/MAX Series Ran in Busch Series in 2007
Andy Houston220701213Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2005.
Marty Houston00190440Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2003, is a pit crew member at Morgan-Dollar Motorsports.
Ryan McGlynn0000440Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2005. Recently sold equipment.
Bryan Reffner00301261Hasn't raced in NASCAR in 2005.
Shawna Robinson8061030Hasn't raced in NASCAR since 2005.
Hermie Sadler590256240Has become a race commentator, may/may not return to racing.
Gus Wasson0051000Hasn't run since 2004.

Semi-Retired Drivers

Drivers in these lists are as of November 27, 2006. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added.

Driver Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Notes
Rich Bickle850540793Runs in the Truck Series a few times per year.
Trevor Boys10200060Attempted one Busch Series race in 2006. Was announced as a driver for H&K Motorsports, but has not attempted a race.
Bill Elliott7644443120Driving for the Wood Brothers until team gets inside top 35 in Owner's Points.
Terry Labonte849221241131Driving for Michael Waltrip Racing at the road courses and Indianapolis.
Butch Miller4109321151Runs an occasional Truck or Busch race.
Greg Sacks263132110Plan to run Cup races in 2006 fell through.
Jimmy Spencer478221212311Runs races on few occasions, while spending most time broadcasting for the Speed Channel.
Brad Teague440203190Runs the occasional Busch Series race.

Unemployed drivers who currently race in another series

Drivers in these lists are as of November 27, 2006. All newer press releases for the 2007 season have yet to be added.
Driver Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Current Series and Ride
Justin Allgaier000070#16 Chevy/Pontiac - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Andy Belmont1205000#1 - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Norm Benning403010#84 Chevrolet - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Billy Bigley0000240#25 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Mike Borkowski009010Grand-Am Series
Stan Boyd00130470#08 Dodge/Chevy - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Rick Carelli90201344#05 Pontiac - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Matt Carter000010#26 Ford - USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series
A. J. Fike007020#69 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Christian Fittipaldi1603000A1 Grand Prix
Jay Fogleman0019000#4 - USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series
A.J. Frank003000#11 - USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series
Hideo Fukuyama400000GT Championship
Jeff Fultz007000#54 Ford - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Joe Gaita0000100
Bobby Gerhart2405030#5 Pontiac - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Mark Gibson2070130#59 Chevrolet - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Shigeaki Hattori0000100
Jason Hedlesky100010#08 - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Ryan Hemphill0011090#38 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Andy Hillenburg1609040#11 - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Buckshot Jones560147200#01 Chevrolet - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Frank Kimmel7010120#46 Ford - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Steve Kinser500000#11 - World of Outlaws
Jerry Kobza000010USAC, CRSA
Cory Kruseman000010Various sprint car Series
Mike Laughlin, Jr.005000#14 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Jody Lavender0010230#84 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Rick Markle0013010#60 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
L.W. Miller0013060#46 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Jeff Oakley001000#7 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Michael Ritch1039070#28 - USAR Hooters ProCup Series
Rob Rizzo0000190
Brian Ross203020#42 - USAR ProCup Series
Johnny Rumley0051200#8 - USAR ProCup Series
Lonnie Rush, Jr.00110550#71 - USAR ProCup Series
Dave Steele002000#91 - USAC National Midget Series
Randy Tolsma001301082
Brian Tyler009010ARCA RE/MAX Series
Ken Weaver0000240#20 - ARCA RE/MAX Series
Dana White00110230#56 - USAR ProCup Series
Craig Wood000010

Retired Drivers

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Driver First Year Last Year Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Championships
Marv Acton197119771400000
Boyd Adams19651965100000
Carl Adams197219752805000
Blair Aiken19851985200000
John Alexander19901994101000
Mike Alexander1980199074071200
Glenn Allen, Jr.1992200000113000
Johnny Allen1955196717310000
Kenny Allen199520000000410
Loy Allen Jr.199319994804000
Bobby Allison1961198871885432001 Winston Cup Championship (1983)
Donnie Allison196119892421020000
Bill Amick195419654810000
Lyndon Amick199720030093040
Jeff Andretti19991999000030
Mario Andretti196619691410000
Tommy Archer19951999000050
Sam Ard1982198410922200
Buddy Arrington1964198856100000
Joey Arrington19741980900000
Jamie Aube1986200300461110
Scott Autrey19851985100000
Bobby Baker19871988100000
Bryan Baker19851985101000
Brandon Baker198919890014000
Buddy Baker19591992699190000
Charlie Baker198219901200000
Gary Baker19801980100000
Jack Baldwin19941999004000
Roger Baldwin19571957200000
Tommy Baldwin Jr.N/AN/A000000
Walter Ballard1966197817600000
Tom Bambard19992000000020
Phil Barkdoll198419922300000
Troy Beebe198919972048060
Leo Beiethaupt19511951100000
Tim Bender199019970019000
Ed Berrier19842003190250110
Gary Bettenhausen19671974800000
Eddie Bierschwale1983199211700000
Tom Bigelow19861986100000
Joe Bessey1988200210163140
Barry Bodine199520020040290
Brett Bodine19852003480177530
Geoffrey Bodine1979200557018946210
Phil Bonifield199920040080700
Ken Bouchard1983199933044050
Ron Bouchard19811987160120200
Chuck Bown19721999]730187113501 Busch Championship (1990)
Jim Bown19812000230122010
Gary Bradberry199420024704000
Richard Brickhouse196819823910000
Tobey Butler199519970000390
Pancho Carter198519951400020
Rodney Childers20002000001000
Richard Childress1969198128500000
T.J. Clark199519973100000
Rodney Combs19821997550116060
Jerry Cook19981998000010Six-time Featherlite Modified Series champion
Wally Dallenbach Jr.19912005226016020
Bill Dennis196219818300000
Kelly Denton1996200200360100
Mike Dillon1995200110154030
Dominic Dobson199819980000100
Michael Dokken199520030030740
Bobby Dotter19882004002091700
Ray Elder196719783120000
Tommy Ellis1976199578023522001 Busch Series Championship (1988)
Walker Evans199519960000410
Red Farmer195319923602000
Chet Fillip198519872400000
Elliott Forbes-Robinson197719822200000
A. J. Foyt1963199612870030
Harry Gant197319964741812821110
Ruben Garcia19841988900000
Andy Genzman199620000000130
Doug George199520002000560
Coy Gibbs2000200300390580
J. D. Gibbs19982002005080
Mickey Gibbs198219913601000
Bobby Gill199620000000160
Butch Gilliland1990199910000120
Charlie Glotzbach1960199212440000
Paul Goldsmith1956196912890000
Cecil Gordon1968198545000000
Lee Gordon19691970800000
Johnny Grubb19501951500000
Wayne Grubb199720000052070
Dan Gurney196219801650000
Janet Guthrie197619803300000
Billy Hagan19691979300000
Pete Hamilton196819736440000
J.T. Hayes19901990100000
Rick Hendrick19871995201010
Roy Lee Hendrick19861986100000
Jeff Hensley198219850090000
Jimmy Hensley1972200199025591462
Doug Heveron1984199731065000
Bruce Hill1974198110000000
Jerry Hill199120048020580
Ray Hill19661968800000
Bobby Hillin, Jr.198220003341113200
Bobby Hillis20002000000020
David Hobbs19761999200000
Lance Hooper1996200490220750
Tommy Houston198019991304172410
Matt Hutter199820000022020
James Hylton1964200660122000
Bill Ingram19891989100000
Jack Ingram196519911902753100
Ernie Irvan1986199931315573120
Glenn Jarrett1978199310067000
Ned Jarrett195319663535000002 Grand National Championships (1961 & 1965)
Gordon Johncock196619762100000
Bobby Johns1956196914120000
Amos Johnson19691969100000
Davey Johnson198919910027000
Dick Johnson19891990300000
Fred Johnson19491956700000
Gary Johnson19761978400000
Junior Johnson19531966313500000
Davy Jones19951996700020
Page Jones19931993001000
Parnelli Jones195619703440000
Tommy Kendall198719981401000
Bob Keselowski199419991000861
Ron Keselowski197019746800000
Tammy Jo Kirk1997200300150320
Jeff Krogh199619992057000
Mark Krogh199719990046000
Scott Lagasse1993199920130240
Brad Leighton19971999005000
Tracy Leslie1989199850206100
Chad Little198620022170134610
Chuck Little19751975100000
Fred Lorenzen19561972159260000
Dave Marcis1968200288354010
Rick Mast198220023640243900
Dick McCabe198419940020100
Jeff McClure198820001020030
Hershel McGriff195019938540000
Norman McGriff19571957300000
Mike McLaughlin1984200420314620
Sam McQuagg196219746210000
Jimmy Means1976199345503000
Roger Mears19951995000040
Andy Michner19961996000010
Joe Millikan197419888005000
Patty Moise1986199850133000
Bob Moore19501952900000
Bud Moore196419734100000
Lloyd Moore194919554910000
Steve Moore197719881800000
Jerry Nadeau1995200317718010
Bobby Norfleet20002000000010
Lance Norick1996200300701540
Whitey Norman195619592900000
Rick O'Dell19811981100000
Jerry O'Neil198919931600000
Cotton Owens1950196416090000
Marvin Panch19511964216170000
Dan Pardus199820051018000
Billy "Catfish" Parker200020040011000
Hank Parker Jr.19972006101372290
Benny Parsons196419885262100001 Winston Cup Championship (1973)
Phil Parsons198220012021285200
Billy Pauch19971998000040
David Pearson196019865741056100
Hugh Pearson19731977900000
Larry Pearson198219995702591500Two Busch Series Championships (1986, 1987)
Jack Pennington198919901606000
Julian Petty19521955300000
Mark Petty20002001000090
Maurice Petty196019642600000
Richard Petty19581992118520000007 Winston Cup Championships (1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979)
Ritchie Petty19931996400010
Steve Petty19931993001000
Andy Petree19882004005070
Ed Pimm19871988500000
Lennie Pond1969197323410000
Mike Porter198219928800000
Randy Porter198619982073010
Mike Potter1979200460015000
Robert Pressley19842005205024410692
Jeff Purvis19892004500187400
Stevie Reeves199420000085030
Robbie Reiser199319970029030
Willy T. Ribbs198620013000230
Jody Ridley1973198914013000
Rob Rizzo199619990000190
Earl Ross197319762610000
Mario Rossi19551958400000
Johnny Rutherford196319883510000
Eliseo Salazar19971997000010
Jim Sauter198020047603020
Elton Sawyer19832002290392200
Dorsey Schroeder19912001900040
Jason Schuler200020040052000
Kevin Schwantz199719990018000
Lake Speed1980199840216000
Billy Standridge1986199923084000
Mike Stefanik1992200000260260
Ramo Stott196719773500000
Hut Stricklin19852002328054000
Dick Trickle197020033030158200
D. K. Ulrich1971199227300000
Rusty Wallace1980200570655420101 Winston Cup Championship(1989)
Darrell Waltrip197220068099495131703 Winston Cup Championships (1981,1982 & 1985)
Rick Ware199020031020160
Don White2400000
Pap White19501951200000
Rex White195619642332800001 Grand National Champion (1960)
Richard White197319791200000
Bill Whittington19801980200000
Don Whittington198019811000000
Angie Wilson20022002000040
B. A. Wilson199720000000390
Rick Wilson19801998206047200
Glen Wood195319646240000
Cale Yarborough195719885608300003 Winston Cup Championships (1976, 1977, and 1978)
Johnny Zeke19531956400000

Deceased Drivers

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Driver First Year Last Year Cup Starts Cup Wins Busch Starts Busch Wins Truck Starts Truck Wins Cause of Death
Paul Aars19581958100000Natural Causes
Grant Adcox197419896001000Racing accident at Atlanta Motor Speedway (1989)
Blaise Alexander199720010065020Racing accident in ARCA RE/MAX Series race at Lowe's Motor Speedway (2001)
Clifford Allison199019920022000Practice accident at Michigan International Speedway (1992)
Davey Allison198319931911986000Helicopter crash (1993)
Axel Anderson19551958500000Natural Causes (1994)
Eddie Anderson19511951500000Natural Causes (1995)
John Anderson197919833205000Car Accident (1986)
H. B. Bailey196219948500000Heart failure (2003)
Ivan Baldwin19711975600000Heart attack (1996)
Rick Baldwin198119861100000Complications from a head injury suffered at Michigan in 1986. (1997)
Tom Baldwin Sr.000000Racing accident in modified race (2004)
Bill Baker19771978300000Unknown (1978)
Buck Baker19491976637460000Natural Causes (2002)
Johnny Beauchamp195319612320000Unknown (1981)
Bunkie Blackburn196019701100000Natural Causes (2006)
Neil Bonnett197419933621813100Practice accident for the 1994 Daytona 500 (1994)
Charlie Bradberry200320040000110Road accident (2006)
Dick Brooks1969198535810000Heart attack (2006)
Marvin Burke19511951110000Unknown (1994)
Red Byron194919511520000Heart attack (1960)
Sara Christian19491950700000Natural Causes (1980)
Byron Clouse19531953100000Unknown (1975)
Jimmy Clark19671967100000Racing Accident (1968)
Ray Clark19551955200000Unknown (1958)
Sherman Clark19551957800000Natural Causes (2005)
Spencer Clark20062006001000Road Accident (2006)
Allan Clarke19521955600000Unknown (1998)
Darel Dieringer1957197518170000Natural Causes (1989)
Mark Donohue19721973610000Practice accident at 1975 Austrian Grand Prix (1975)
Glenn Dunnaway194919511800000Train accident (1964)
Dale Earnhardt19752001676761362100Racing accident at the 2001 Daytona 500 (2001)
Ralph Earnhardt195619645100000Heart attack (1973)
Christian Elder200120020024000Unknown (2007)
Richie Evans000000Practice accident at Martinsville Speedway (1985)
Lou Figaro195119541610000Race accident at North Wilkesboro Speedway (1954)
Bob Flock194919563640000Unknown (1964)
Fonty Flock19501957153190000Unknown (1972)
Tim Flock19491961187390000Lung and Liver Cancer (1998)
Danny Graves19571958910000Injuries from a bar fight (Unknown year)
Bobby Hamilton19892006371412110210Head and neck cancer (2007)
Friday Hassler1960197213500000Race accident at the Gatorade 125s (1972)
Ray Hendrick195619821707000Cancer
Ricky Hendrick1999200200380301Plane crash near Martinsville Speedway (2004)
Jim Hendrickson19611961200000Unknown (1997)
Al Holbert197619791900000Plane crash (1988)
Jim Hurtubise195719773610000Heart attack (1989)
Dick Hutcherson19641967103140000Natural causes (2005)
Sonny Hutchins195519743800000Natural causes (2005)
Kenny Irwin Jr.19962000870140322Practice accident at New Hampshire International Speedway (2000)
Bobby Isaac19611976308370000Heart attack while racing at Hickory Motor Speedway (1977)
Dick Johnson196719695600000Unknown (1997)
Joe Lee Johnson195619625620000Cancer (2005)
Julius Johnson197919876801000Racing accident in ARCA race at Daytona (1990)
Al Keller194919562920000Injuries from a Champ Car wreck (1961)
Andy Kirby199920020028000Motorcycle accident (2002)
Alan Kulwicki1984199320756000Plane crash (1993)
Elmo Langley1954198153620000Heart attack (1996)
Butch Lindley1979198511041600Head injuries from a 1985 crash (1990)
Tiny Lund1955197530350000Racing accident at Talladega Superspeedway (1975)
Larry Mann19521952600000Racing accident at Langhorne Speedway (1952)
Johnny Mantz195019561210000Highway accident (1972)
Coo Coo Marlin1966198016500000Cancer (2005)
Banjo Matthews195219635100000Unknown (1996)
Roger McCluskey19691977400000Cancer (1993)
J. D. McDuffie19631991653011000Racing accident at Watkins Glen International (1991)
Bill Miller195119521000000Unknown (1952)
Charlie Miller19531953100000Unknown (1955)
Kirby Miller19581959200000Unknown (2003)
Ethel Mobley19491949200000Unknown (1984)
Ralph Moody195619624750000Natural causes (2004)
Rob Moroso1986199029086600Highway accident (1990)
John Nemechek199419970010430Racing accident in Craftsman Truck race at Homestead (1997)
Rodney OrrPractice accident for the 1994 Daytona 500 (1994)
Jimmy Pardue1955196421720000Accident during tire test at Daytona (1964)
Benny Parsons19641988526210000Lung cancer (2007)
Jim Paschal19491972421250000Cancer (2005)
Adam Petty199820001043020Practice accident at Loudon (2000)
Lee Petty19491964427540000Natural causes (2000)
Dick Rathmann19511955128130000Natural causes (2000)
Bill Rexford194919533610000Natural causes (1994)
Tim Richmond198019871851310200AIDS (1989)
Marty Robbins196619823500000Heart attack (1982)
Shorty Rollins195819604310000Heart ailment (1998)
Jim Roper19491949210000Heart and liver failure due to cancer (2000)
Tony Roper1995200000190600Racing accident in Truck Series race at Ft. Worth (2000)
Swede Savage19671969900000Racing accident in the Indy 500 (1973)
Terry Schoonover19841984200000Racing accident at Atlanta (1984)
Wendell Scott1961197349510000Spinal Cancer(1990)
Buddy Shuman195119552910000Hotel Fire (1955)
Jack Smith19491964264210000Congestive Heart Failure (2001)
Louise Smith194919521100000Cancer (2006)
Gober Sosebee194919527120000Unknown (1996)
Gwyn Staley195119586930000Racing Accident(1958)
Herb Thomas19491962228480000Heart Attack (2000)
Speedy Thompson19501971198200000Racing Accident with possible heart attack (1972)
Chris Trickle--000000Drive-by Shooting (1998)
Curtis Turner19491968183170000Plane Crash (1970)
Billy Wade196219647140000Racing accident at Daytona (1965)
Joe Weatherly19521964230250000Racing accident at Riverside (1964)
Woodie Wilson194919621000000Unknown (1994)
LeeRoy Yarbrough19601972198140000Internal head injuries caused by fall (1984)


Road Course Ringers

Former Road Course Ringers

Suspended Drivers

See also

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