Rusty Wallace

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.


This Day in Sports History: May 21

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
Main Header Image
This Day in Sports History: May 21

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.


With that in mind, May 21 is a day the NFL determined its fastest man and NASCAR saw one of its greatest feuds.


7 Greatest Moments at NASCAR's Brickyard 400

NASCAR's Greatest Finishes and Wildest Wrecks at Talladega

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.


Rattled Cages & Bump 'n' Runs: The Best of NASCAR's Bristol Night Race

The best (and mostly worst) street car tributes to NASCAR

NASCAR's Greatest Road Racing Aces

The Greatest Moments of NASCAR's All-Star Race

The Top 10 Wins of Jeff Gordon's NASCAR Career