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All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Wins List

Richard Petty leads the Top 30 list with 200 wins
The drivers with the most wins in NASCAR Cup Series history

The NASCAR Cup series is America’s premier racing circuit, with a rich history of larger-than-life champions and a tall-tale origin story rooted in Prohibition-era bootlegging and rum-running. But the real fuel to the sport’s popularity is the need for speed and the thrill of the all-out competition — which often runs as close to the edge as possible.

 

Chase Elliott Talks Racing, Dale Jr. and Awesome Bill

Chase Elliott is one of NASCAR’s rising stars and most popular drivers
Chase Elliott is one of NASCAR’s rising stars and most popular drivers

Chase Elliott, 22, has racing in his blood. As the son of 1988 Cup champ Bill Elliott (aka “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville”), William Clyde “Chase” Elliott II grew up around the track and got involved in the sport at an early age. At 18, Elliott won the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship to become the youngest champ in NASCAR national series history. Two years later, Chase was named 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year.

 

NASCAR's Controversial Bump and Run: Good or Bad?

From Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano to Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, rubbing is racing.
From Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano to Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin, wrecking is racing.

Chase Elliott was less than a mile-and-a-half away from a career-defining first win at Martinsville last October. Taking the checkered flag would have qualified him for the four-driver shootout at Homestead-Miami Speedway and vaulted him into the superstardom that the NASCAR industry has predicted for him for the last two-plus years.

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: Kyle Larson is inconsistent — and it doesn't matter

Larson's inconsistency in line with other NASCAR greats' rookie campaigns
David Smith analyzes Kyle Larson's NASCAR Sprint Cup season and finds that his inconsistency is in line with other rookies greats such as Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David analyzes a top rookie’s consistency and asks whether it matters.

 

 

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