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Overall Best Active NASCAR Drivers

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The overall best NASCAR drivers is a topic debated each weekend as the top NASCAR drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series compete each weekend at some of the toughest NASCAR tracks around the country.

Every NASCAR fan has their own favorite drivers for different reasons. Some fans will prefer to back some of the more successful drivers like 2012 Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth or perennial favorites like Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Others will root for the underdog and back female NASCAR driver Danica Patrick.

While this list includes only active NASCAR drivers, not those who have since left racing, many of the names listed will easily go on to become some of the all-time best NASCAR drivers. Following in the footsteps of former NASCAR drivers like Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Sr., and David Pearson are big names like Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Bobby Labonte.

Whether you like a certain driver because of their sponsor, the make of their car, for a personal reason or just that they see a lot of success on the NASCAR circuit, there are no wrong answers here. Tell us which active NASCAR drivers are the best by adding your own list below!
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Jeff Gordon

    1971 More
    91
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Tony Stewart

    1971 More
    85
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Matt Kenseth

    1972 More
    80
  4. 4
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    controversial
    Mark Martin

    1959 More
    71
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    1974 More
    66
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    Down 24
    1980 More
    66
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    controversial
    Carl Edwards

    1979 More
    65
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    controversial
    Kyle Busch

    1985 More
    62
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    1975 More
    60
  10. 10
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    Down 21
    1975 More
    58
    added by: clash1977
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    1977 More
    57
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    1984 More
    54
    added by: gamedemon24
  13. 13
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    controversial
    Denny Hamlin

    1980 More
    54
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    1956 More
    54
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    1979 More
    53
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    1964 More
    53
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    1978 More
    53
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    ranked low on reranks
    Martin Truex, Jr.

    1980 More
    47
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    1969 More
    47
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    1967 More
    47
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    1982 More
    47
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    1963 More
    47
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    1990 More
    46
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    1962 More
    46
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    A. J. Allmendinger

    1981 More
    45
    added by: wiabux
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    1983 More
    42
    added by: Tman
  27. 27
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    1976 More
    37
    added by: kylew
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    35
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    ranked low on reranks
    Juan Pablo Montoya

    1975 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
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    about to drop off
    Elliott Sadler

    1975 More
    31
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    new! Marcos Ambrose

    30
    added by: kevinh954
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