All-Time NASCAR Cup Series Race Winners

Updated 6-9-2024

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 (HOF)
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 54
14 Ned Jarrett (HOF) 50 2 1961, 1965
15 Junior Johnson (HOF) 50
16 Tony Stewart (HOF) 49 3 2002, 2005, 2011
17 Herb Thomas (HOF) 48 2 1951, 1953
18 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 36 1 2012
25 Kurt Busch 34 1 2004
26 Martin Truex Jr. 34 1 2017
27 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 Kyle Larson 26 1 2021
33 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (HOF) 26
34 Fred Lorenzen (HOF) 26
35 Jim Paschal 25
36 Joe Weatherly (HOF) 25 2 1962, 1963
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 Chase Elliott 19 1 2020
45 Davey Allison (HOF) 19
46 Buddy Baker (HOF) 19
47 Greg Biffle 19
48 Fonty Flock 19
49 Geoffrey Bodine 18
50 Neil Bonnett 18
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 13
62 Donnie Allison (HOF) 10
63 Clint Bowyer 10
64 Sterling Marlin 10
65 Ryan Blaney 10 1 2023
66 Paul Goldsmith 9
67 Cotton Owens (HOF) 9
68 Bob Welborn 9
69 Christopher Bell 8
70 Kyle Petty 8
71 Darel Dieringer 7
72 A.J. Foyt 7
73 Jamie McMurray 7
74 Jim Reed 7
75 Marshall Teague 7
76 Alex Bowman 7
77 Tyler Reddick 6
78 Chris Buescher 5
79 Ward Burton 5
80 Dan Gurney 5
81 Alan Kulwicki (HOF) 5 1 1992
82 Tiny Lund 5
83 Dave Marcis 5
84 Jeremy Mayfield 5
85 Ralph Moody 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 Red Byron (HOF) 2 1 1949
119 Austin Cindric 2
120 Derrike Cope 2
121 Ricky Craven 2
122 Ray Elder 2
123 James Hylton 2
124 Bobby Johns 2
125 Joe Lee Johnson 2
126 Al Keller 2
127 Elmo Langley 2
128 Danny Letner 2
129 Michael McDowell 2
130 Juan Pablo Montoya 2
131 Billy Myers 2
132 Jimmy Pardue 2
133 Steve Park 2
134 “Tiger” Tom Pistone 2
135 Marvin Porter 2
136 David Ragan 2
137 David Reutimann 2
138 Gober Sosebee 2
139 Jimmy Spencer 2
140 Daniel Suarez 2
141 Bubba Wallace 2
142 Emanuel Zervakis 2
143 Johnny Allen 1
144 Bill Amick 1
145 Mario Andretti 1
146 Earl Balmer 1
147 Trevor Bayne 1
148 Johnny Benson 1
149 Brett Bodine 1
150 Ron Bouchard 1
151 Richard Brickhouse 1
152 Chase Briscoe 1
153 Dick Brooks 1
154 Bob Burdick 1
155 Marvin Burke 1
156 Neil Cole 1
157 Jim Cook 1
158 Cole Custer 1
159 Mark Donohue 1
160 Joe Eubanks 1
161 Lou Figaro 1
162 Jimmy Florian 1
163 Larry Frank 1
164 Danny Graves 1
165 Royce Hagerty 1
166 Bobby Hillin 1
167 Justin Haley 1
168 Jim Hurtubise 1
169 John Kieper 1
170 Harold Kite 1
171 Paul Lewis 1
172 Johnny Mantz 1
173 Sam McQuagg 1
174 Casey Mears 1
175 Paul Menard 1
176 Lloyd Moore 1
177 Jerry Nadeau 1
178 Norm Nelson 1
179 Bill Norton 1
180 Phil Parsons 1
181 Dick Passwater 1
182 Lennie Pond 1
183 Bill Rexford 1 1 1950
184 Jody Ridley 1
185 Shorty Rollins 1
186 Jim Roper 1
187 Earl Ross 1
188 John Rostek 1
189 Johnny Rutherford 1
190 Greg Sacks 1
191 Leon Sales 1
192 Frankie Schneider 1
193 Wendell Scott (HOF) 1
194 Louis Grier “Buddy” Shuman 1
195 Regan Smith 1
196 John Soares 1
197 Lake Speed 1
198 Chuck Stevenson 1
200 Donald Thomas 1
201 Tommy Thompson 1
202 Shane van Gisbergen 1
203 Art Watts 1
204 Danny Weinberg 1
205 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 (needs win in 2024 to extend 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 (needs win in 2024 to extend 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
6, Denny Hamlin, 2019-2024
5, William Byron, 2020-2024
4, Kyle Larson, 2021-2024
4, Christopher Bell, 2021-2024
3, Tyler Reddick, 2022-2024
1, Daniel Suarez, 2024-2024
1, Chase Elliott, 2024-2024
1, Brad Keselowski, 2024-2024
1, Austin Cindric, 2024-2024
(current streaks but need need a 2024 win to continue streak)
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, 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 39
17 Ned Jarrett 37 (HOF)
17 Bobby Isaac 37 (HOF)
18 Brad Keselowski 36
19 Kyle Larson 35
19 Harry Gant 35
20 Jim Paschal 34
21 Martin Truex Jr. 32
21 Dale Jarrett 32 (HOF)
21 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 32 (HOF)
22 Benny Parsons 31 (HOF)
22 Matt Kenseth 31 (HOF)
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 23
Ryan Newman 18 (part time)
Ryan Blaney 14
Tyler Reddick 11
Ross Chastain 8
William Byron 8
Alex Bowman 7
Christopher Bell 5
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 5
Bubba Wallace 4
Erik Jones 4
Chris Buescher 3
Austin Dillon 3
AJ Allmendinger 3
Daniel Suarez 2
Ty Gibbs 1
Michael McDowell, 1
Austin Cindric 1
Justin Haley 1
Josh Berry 1
David Ragan 1
J.J. Yeley 1

Closest finishes in NASCAR Cup Series History:(since the inception of electronic scoring in 1993)
1) Kansas, 5/5/2024, 0.001 seconds, #5-Kyle Larson won over #17-Chris Buescher
2-tie) Talladega, 4/17/2011, 0.002 seconds, #48-Jimmie Johnson won over #33-Clint Bowyer, with #24-Jeff Gordon in 3rd, Three wide finish
2-tie) Darlington, 3/16/2003: 0.002 seconds, #32-Rickyn Crave won over #97-Kurt Busch
3) Atlanta, 2/25/2024: 0.003 seconds, #99-Daniel Suarez over #12-Ryan Blaney, with #8-Kyle Busch by 0.007 in 3rd, Three wide finish
4-tie) Daytona, 7/7/2007: 0.005 seconds, #26-Jamie McMurray over #5-Kyle Busch
4-tie) Talladega, 7/25/1993: 0.005 seconds, #3-Dale Earnhardt over #4-Ernie Irvan
(5-5-2024)

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 five 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)
Daniel Suarez, Mexico, 2 (Sonoma, 6/12/2022 & Atlanta, 2/25/2024)
Shane Van Gisbergen, New Zealand, 1 (Chicago Street Race, 7/2/2023)
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)