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The all-time greatest NASCAR drivers include members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame along with current top drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Some of the best NASCAR drivers of all-time have a longer list of accomplishments than others but with a fan base of nearly 75 million fans, everyone is sure to have a good argument on why one racer is better than the next. Have an opinion? Tell is which famous NASCAR drivers you think are the best ever by adding your own list below!

Many would make the argument that the great Dale Earnhardt Sr. is the best NASCAR driver of all time despite his career coming to a sad end too soon. His seven Sprint Cup Championships is rivaled by only one other driver, who can also bring a good case for the best NASCAR driver of all-time, Richard Petty. Petty of course made his impact first, winning seven titled between 1964 and 1979, while Earnhardt dominated the next decade and a half with seven championships between 1980 and 1994.

Others will flock to a current driver as the best NASCAR driver of all time on the argument that Jimmie Johnson, who reigned supreme in the 2000s with five championships, is the best ever and still has plenty of years left in his career to prove that. Same goes for the likes of Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart who have been hot on Johnson's tail throughout the past decade.

All of these NASCAR racers and many more listed below will be remembered as some of the best men and women to ever put on a fire suit and compete on the oval tracks. They might not be your typical athletes but considering NASCAR trails only professional football in viewers, they sure are doing something right.

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1
1,878 646
Dale Earnhardt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
Dec. at 50 (1951-2001)

2
1,547 674
Richard Petty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 81

3
1,532 737
Jeff Gordon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 47

4
1,323 634
Jimmie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers

5
944 437
David Pearson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 84

6
880 442
Cale Yarborough is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers

7
804 351
Bobby Allison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 81

8
834 419
Darrell Waltrip is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers

9
782 380
Bill Elliott is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 63

10
627 311
Junior Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers

11
796 458
Mark Martin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 60

12
863 513
Tony Stewart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 47

13
517 213
Fireball Roberts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
Dec. at 35 (1929-1964)

14
521 315
Lee Petty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
Dec. at 86 (1914-2000)

15
497 255
Buddy Baker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 78

16
563 347
Rusty Wallace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 62

17
477 348
Dale Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 62

18
412 308
Ned Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 86

19
394 298
Benny Parsons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
Dec. at 66 (1941-2007)

20
474 335
A. J. Foyt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 84

21
601 546
Kyle Busch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 33

22
366 175
Terry Labonte is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 62

23
416 377
Bobby Labonte is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
age 54

24
686 658
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers

25
362 104
Davey Allison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest NASCAR Drivers
willyboymcoy added Dec. at 32 (1961-1993)