All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Race Winners

Updated 2-19-2024

All Time NASCAR Xfinity Series Wins
All Time NASCAR Truck Series Wins
All Time NASCAR National Series Wins
SEE BELOW for:
drivers who have won on their birthday, all-time and current win streaks by season, all-time 2nd place finishes,
most winning drivers in a season, teams that have won 1-2-3-4 in a race,
drivers to win a race in 1st, 2nd or 3rd career start, foreign drivers who have won a Cup race and more

Active Drivers = Bold/Italics; Last Winning driver in RED; (HOF) = NASCAR Hall of Famer

Rank Driver Wins Titles Title Years
1 Richard Petty (HOF) 200 7 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979
2 David Pearson (HOF) 105 3 1966, 1968, 1969
3 Jeff Gordon (HOF) 93 4 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001
4 Darrell Waltrip (HOF) 84 3 1981, 1982, 1985
5 Bobby Allison (HOF) 84 1 1983
6 Jimmie Johnson 83 7 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2016
7 Cale Yarborough (HOF) 83 3 1976, 1977, 1978
8 Dale Earnhardt (HOF) 76 7 1980, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994
9 Kyle Busch 63 2 2015, 2019
10 Kevin Harvick 60 1 2014
11 Rusty Wallace (HOF) 55 1 1989
12 Lee Petty (HOF) 54 3 1954, 1958, 1959
13 Denny Hamlin 51
14 Ned Jarrett (HOF) 50 2 1961, 1965
15 Robert “Junior” Johnson (HOF) 50
16 Tony Stewart (HOF) 49 3 2002, 2005, 2011
17 Herb Thomas (HOF) 48 2 1951, 1953
18 Elzie Wylie “Buck” Baker (HOF) 46 2 1956, 1957
19 Bill Elliott (HOF) 44 1 1988
20 Mark Martin (HOF) 40
21 Tim Flock (HOF) 39 2 1952, 1955
22 Matt Kenseth (HOF) 39 1 2003
23 Bobby Isaac (HOF) 37 1 1970
24 Brad Keselowski 35 1 2012
25 Kurt Busch 34 1 2004
26 Martin Truex Jr. 34 1 2017
27 Glenn “Fireball” Roberts (HOF) 33
28 Dale Jarrett (HOF) 32 1 1999
29 Joey Logano 32 2 2018, 2022
30 Carl Edwards 28
31 Rex White (HOF) 28 1 1960
32 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (HOF) 26
33 Fred Lorenzen (HOF) 26
34 Jim Paschal 25
35 Joe Weatherly (HOF) 25 2 1962, 1963
36 Kyle Larson 23 1 2021
37 Ricky Rudd 23
38 Terry Labonte (HOF) 22 2 1984, 1996
39 Jeff Burton 21
40 Bobby Labonte (HOF) 21 1 2000
41 Benny Parsons (HOF) 21 1 1973
42 Jack Smith 21
43 Speedy Thompson 20
44 Davey Allison (HOF) 19
45 Elzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker (HOF) 19
46 Greg Biffle 19
47 Truman Fontell “Fonty” Flock 19
48 Geoffrey Bodine 18
49 Neil Bonnett 18
50 Chase Elliott 18 1 2020
51 Harry Gant 18
52 Ryan Newman 18
53 Kasey Kahne 18
54 Marvin Panch 17
55 Curtis Turner (HOF) 17
56 Ernie Irvan 15
57 Dick Hutcherson 14
58 LeeRoy Yarbrough 14
59 Dick Rathmann 13
60 Tim Richmond 13
61 William Byron 11
62 Donnie Allison 10
63 Clint Bowyer 10
64 Sterling Marlin 10
65 Ryan Blaney 10 1 2023
66 Paul Goldsmith 9
67 Everett “Cotton” Owens (HOF) 9
68 Bob Welborn 9
69 Kyle Petty 8
70 Darel Dieringer 7
71 A.J. Foyt 7
72 Jamie McMurray 7
73 Jim Reed 7
74 Marshall Teague 7
75 Alex Bowman 7
76 Christopher Bell 6
77 Chris Buescher 5
78 Ward Burton 5
79 Dan Gurney 5
80 Alan Kulwicki (HOF) 5 1 1992
81 DeWayne Louis “Tiny” Lund 5
82 Dave Marcis 5
83 Jeremy Mayfield 5
84 Ralph Moody 5
85 Tyler Reddick 5
86 Ross Chastain
4
87 Lloyd Dane 4
88 Austin Dillon 4
89 Bob Flock 4
90 Charlie Glotzbach 4
91 Eddie Gray 4
92 Bobby Hamilton 4
93 Pete Hamilton 4
94 Parnelli Jones 4
95 Hershel McGriff (HOF) 4
96 Joe Nemechek 4
97 Eddie Pagan 4
98 Ken Schrader 4
99 Morgan Shepherd 4
100 Nelson Stacy 4
101 Billy Wade 4
102 Michael Waltrip 4
103 Glen Wood (HOF) 4
104 AJ Allmendinger 3
105 Aric Almirola 3
106 Bill Blair 3
107 Robby Gordon 3
108 Erik Jones 3
109 DickLinder 3
110 Frank Mundy 3
111 Elliott Sadler 3
112 Gwyn Staley 3
113 Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 3
114 Brian Vickers 3
115 Marcos Ambrose 2
116 John Andretti 2
117 Johnny Beauchamp 2
118 Robert Nold “Red” Byron (HOF) 2 1 1949
119 Derrike Cope 2
120 Ricky Craven 2
121 Ray Elder 2
122 James Hylton 2
123 Bobby Johns 2
124 Joe Lee Johnson 2
125 Al Keller 2
126 Elmo Langley 2
127 Danny Letner 2
128 Michael McDowell 2
129 Juan Pablo Montoya 2
130 Billy Myers 2
131 Jimmy Pardue 2
132 Steve Park 2
133 “Tiger” Tom Pistone 2
134 Marvin Porter 2
135 David Ragan 2
136 David Reutimann 2
137 Gober Sosebee 2
138 Jimmy Spencer 2
139 William Darrell “Bubba” Wallace 2
140 Emanuel Zervakis 2
141 Johnny Allen 1
142 Bill Amick 1
143 Mario Andretti 1
144 Earl Balmer 1
145 Trevor Bayne 1
146 Johnny Benson 1
147 Brett Bodine 1
148 Ron Bouchard 1
149 Richard Brickhouse 1
150 Chase Briscoe 1
151 Dick Brooks 1
152 Bob Burdick 1
153 Marvin Burke 1
154 Austin Cindric 1
155 Neil Cole 1
156 Jim Cook 1
157 Cole Custer 1
158 Mark Donohue 1
159 Joe Eubanks 1
160 Lou Figaro 1
161 Jimmy Florian 1
162 Larry Frank 1
163 Danny Graves 1
164 Royce Hagerty 1
165 Bobby Hillin 1
166 Justin Haley 1
167 Jim Hurtubise 1
168 John Kieper 1
169 Harold Kite 1
170 Paul Lewis 1
171 Johnny Mantz 1
172 Sam McQuagg 1
173 Casey Mears 1
174 Paul Menard 1
175 Lloyd Moore 1
176 Jerry Nadeau 1
177 Norm Nelson 1
178 Bill Norton 1
179 Phil Parsons 1
180 Dick Passwater 1
181 Lennie Pond 1
182 Bill Rexford 1 1 1950
183 Jody Ridley 1
184 Shorty Rollins 1
185 Jim Roper 1
186 Earl Ross 1
187 John Rostek 1
188 Johnny Rutherford 1
189 Greg Sacks 1
190 Leon Sales 1
191 Frankie Schneider 1
192 Wendell Scott (HOF) 1
193 Louis Grier “Buddy” Shuman 1
194 Regan Smith 1
195 John Soares 1
196 Lake Speed 1
197 Chuck Stevenson 1
198 Daniel Suarez 1
199 Donald Thomas 1
200 Tommy Thompson 1
201 Shane van Gisbergen 1
202 Art Watts 1
203 Danny Weinberg 1
204 Jack White 1
(HOF) = in NASCAR Hall of Fame

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All Time NASCAR Xfinity Series Wins
All Time NASCAR Truck Series Wins
All Time NASCAR National Series Wins


Only Three Birthday winners (5 times): Cale Yarborough, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth are the only NASCAR Cup Series drivers to ever win a points paying race on their birthday.
1) Yarborough, birthday March 27, won in 1977 at North Wilkesboro Speedway and a second time in 1983 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
2) Kyle Busch, birthday on May 2,  won in 2009 at Richmond (to become only the 2nd driver to win on their birthday) and a second time at Kansas in 2021.
3) Matt Kenseth, birthday on March 10, won in 2012 at Las Vegas, to become only the 3rd driver to win on their birthday, and only the 4th time ever.(5-2-2021)


Drivers with longest streak of consecutive (ten or more) seasons with at least one CUP win a year:
# of seasons, driver, years of streak
active driver streaks in bold/italics
19, Kyle Busch, 2005-2023 NEW RECORD!! (extended streak)
18, Richard Petty, 1960-1977
17, David Pearson, 1964-1980
16, Jimmie Johnson, 2002-2017
16, Ricky Rudd, 1983-1998
16, Rusty Wallace, 1986-2001
15, Tony Stewart, 1999-2013
15, Darrell Waltrip, 1975-1989
15, Dale Earnhardt, 1982-1996
14. Jeff Gordon, 1994-2007
13, Lee Petty, 1949-1961
13, Cale Yarborough, 1973-1985
12, Joey Logano, 2012-2023 (extended streak)
12, Denny Hamlin, 2006-2017
11, Dale Jarrett, 1993-2003
11, Brad Keselowski, 2011-2021
11, Kevin Harvick, 2010-2020
10, Buck Baker, 1952-1961
10, Bobby Allison, 1966-1975
10, Bill Elliott, 1983-1992
10, Kurt Busch, 2002-2011

Other Current Driver Winning Streaks
5, William Byron, 2020-2024
5, Denny Hamlin, 2019-2023
3, Kyle Larson, 2021-2023
3, Christopher Bell, 2021-2023
2, Tyler Reddick, 2022-2023
2, Ross Chastain, 2022-2023
2, Chris Buescher, 2022-2023
1, Ryan Blaney, 2023-2023
1, Martin Truex Jr., 2023-2023
1, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 2023-2023
1, Shane Van Gisbergen, 2023-2023
1, Michael McDowell, 2023-2023
1, AJ Allmendinger, 2023-2023

(lost their streaks after not winning a Cup race in 2023)
5, Chase Elliott, 2018-2022
4, Alex Bowman, 2019-2022
2, Bubba Wallace, 2021-2022
1, Austin Cindric, 2022-2022
1, Daniel Suarez, 2022-2022
1, Chase Briscoe, 2022-2022
1, Kevin Harvick, 2022-2022
1, Austin Dillon, 2022-2022
1, Erik Jones, 2022-2022

The All-Time Most 2nd Place / Runner-up Race Finishes (with thirty 2nd place finishes or more):
1 Richard Petty 157 (HOF)
2 David Pearson 89 (HOF)
3 Bobby Allison 87 (HOF)
4 Jeff Gordon 75 (HOF)
5 Dale Earnhardt 70 (HOF)
6 Kevin Harvick 63
7 Mark Martin 61 (HOF)
8 Kyle Busch 61
9 Cale Yarborough 59 (HOF)
10 Darrell Waltrip 58 (HOF)
11 Buck Baker 56 (HOF)
12 Lee Petty 48 (HOF)
13 Jimmie Johnson 46
14 Tony Stewart 44 (HOF)
15 Rusty Wallace 42 (HOF)
15 Terry Labonte 42 (HOF)
15 Buddy Baker 42 (HOF)
16 Denny Hamlin 38
17 Ned Jarrett 37 (HOF)
17 Bobby Isaac 37 (HOF)
18 Harry Gant 35
19 Jim Paschal 34
20 Kyle Larson 33
20 Brad Keselowski 33
21 Dale Jarrett 32 (HOF)
21 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 32 (HOF)
22 Benny Parsons 31 (HOF)
22 Matt Kenseth 31 (HOF)
22 Martin Truex Jr. 31
23 Ricky Rudd 30

active drivers above bold; (HOF) = NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee; Latest 2nd place driver in RED

current active drivers with 2nd place finishes
Chase Elliott 25
Joey Logano 22
Ryan Newman 18 (part time)
Ryan Blaney 13
Tyler Reddick 10
Ross Chastain 8
William Byron 8
Alex Bowman 7
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 5
Bubba Wallace 4
Erik Jones 4
Christopher Bell 4
Austin Dillon 3
Daniel Suarez 2
Chris Buescher 1
Austin Cindric 1
Justin Haley 1
Josh Berry 1
J.J. Yeley 1

Most winning drivers in a NASCAR Cup Series season::
2022: 19 drivers in 36 races
2001: 19 drivers in 36 races
1961: 19 drivers in 52 races
1958: 19 drivers in 51 races
1956: 19 drivers in 56 races

Three teams (four times) in NASCAR Cup Series history have finished 1-2-3-4 in a single race, drivers listed::
4) Hendrick Motorsports at Dover Speedway on May 16, 2021: #48-Alex Bowman, #5-Kyle Larson, #9-Chase Elliott and #24-William Byron.
3) Roush Fenway Racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 20, 2005: #16-Greg Biffle, #6-Mark Martin, #17-Matt Kenseth and #99-Carl Edwards.
2) Peter DePaolo Engineering at North Wilkesboro Speedway on April 7, 1957: #22-Fireball Roberts (led all 160 laps), #97-Paul Goldsmith, #12-Ralph Moody and #98-Marvin Panch
1) Peter DePaolo Engineering at Titusville-Cocoa Speedway on December 30, 1956: #22-Fireball Roberts, #C22-Curtis Turner, #98-Marvin Panch, #12-Ralph Moody (only drivers on the lead lap and only 15 cars ran for 56 laps on the 1.6 mile road course, the only Cup race ever ran at this track)

Drivers to win their first Cup race in least number of starts: In the Chicago Street Race (7/2/2023) #91-Shane van Gisbergen became the first NASCAR driver to win in their first Cup Series start since Johnny Rutherford won his Daytona 500 qualifying race in 1963 (qualifying races counted in the standings at the time).  van Gisbergen became the first road course specialist to win in a one-off effort since 1972 Indianapolis 500 winner Mark Donohue won for Team Penske at Riverside in 1973 (in his 5th Cup start).  Van Gisbergens win running the #91, was the first time number 91 has been in NASCAR Cup victory lane since Tim Flock won at Hickory, NC on May 16, 1953.  It is the 17th time #91 has won a Cup race, the other 16 times were all by Flock.
The list of drivers who have won a NASCAR Cup races in their 1st, 2nd or 3rd starts are as follows:
FIRST START:
Jim Roper, Charlotte Speedway, 6/19/1949, 1st start (first race of NASCAR Cup Series)(only career win in 2 career starts)
Jack White, Hamburg (NY), 9/18/1949, 1st start (only career Cup win in 12 starts)
Harold Kite, Daytona Beach Course, 2/5/1950, 1st start (only career Cup win in 9 starts)
Leon Sales, North Wilkesboro, 9/15/1950, 1st start (only career Cup win in 8 starts)
Marvin Burke, Oakland Stadium, Oakland, CA, 10/14/1951, 1st start (only career Cup win in ONE start)
Johnny Rutherford, Daytona 500 Qualifying Race #2, 2/22/1963 (was counted in standings at the time), 1st start
Shane van Gisbergen, Chicago Street Race, 7/2/2023, 1st start (active, part-time)(only career Cup win in two starts)
SECOND START:
Red Byron, Daytona Beach Course, 7/10/1949, 2nd start (1st Cup Champion 1949, 2 wins in 15 career starts)
John Rostek, Arizona State Fairgrounds, 4/3/1960, 2nd start (only career Cup win in 6 starts)
Jamie McMurray, Charlotte, 10/13/2002, 2nd start (7 wins in 584 starts)
Trevor Bayne, Daytona 500, 2/20/2011, 2nd start (only career Cup win in 187 starts)
THIRD START:
Bob Flock, Occoneechee Speedway, Hillsboro, NC, 8/7/1949, 3rd start (4 wins in 36 career starts)
Fireball Roberts, Occoneechee Speedway, Hillsboro, NC, 8/13/1950, 3rd start (33 wins in 206 career starts)
Bill Norton, Gardena, CA, 11/11/1951, 3rd start (only career Cup win in 4 starts)
Dan Gurney, Riverside, 1/20/1963, 3rd start (5 wins, all at Riverside, CA in 15 total races, 8 at Riverside)
Kevin Harvick, Atlanta, 3/11/2001, 3rd start (active, retires after 2023 season)(60 wins so far)
Justin Haley, Daytona, 7/7/2019, 3rd start (active)(only Cup win so far)
(research done using Racing-reference.info)(7-3-2023)

Van Gisbergen is the sixth foreign born driver to win a Cup race: #91-Shane Van Gisbergen won the Grant Park 200 NASCAR Cup Series race at the Chicago Street Race on July 2, 2023 for his first career win (in his first career start). Van Gisbergen is the first driver to win in his Cup Series debut since 1963 (Johnny Rutherford, Daytona qualifying race). He took the lead with 5 laps remaining and held the lead through a late caution and overtime attempt. He is the sixth foreign-born driver to win a Cup Series race. The list of foreign-born drivers:
Driver, Country, Wins (in order of last win)
Shane Van Gisbergen, New Zealand, 1 (Chicago Street Race, 7/2/2023)
Daniel Suarez, Mexico, 1 (Sonoma, 6/12/2022)
Marcos Ambrose, Australia, 2 (Watkins Glen – twice; 8/15/2011 & 8/12/2012)
Juan Pablo Montoya, Colombia, 2 (Sonoma 6/24/2007, Watkins Glen 8/8/2010)
Earl Ross, Canada, 1 (Martinsville, 9/29/1974)
Mario Andretti, Italy, 1 (Daytona 500, 2/26/1967)
Ambrose won seven races across the three NASCAR national touring series — in Cup, XFINITY and Trucks, the most among foreign-born drivers; Canada’s Ron Fellows has next most at six wins (none in Cup, 4 in XFINITY and 2 in Trucks) and Daniel Suarez has five total NASCAR national touring wins (1 in Cup, 3 in XFINITY, 1 Truck series win)(7-2-2023)

(many stats compiled from almighty stats site racing-reference.info)