Burton would also finish in the top-ten in the standings in both 2007 and 2008. His best season was in 1975 when he had four top fives and was 20th in the standings. He, however, will always be remembered for his incredible feats. In 2010, he came even closer by finishing second in the standings to seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson. He holds the record for most Cup Series starts without a win 653 and had 12 top fives and 106 top 10s.
Rollins got his start in auto racing in Corpus Christi, Texas. Plesac, who limited Boston to one run on four hits over 5. He had 16 top-10 finishes and finished second at New Hampshire in 2002 while racing for Richard Childress. Sears also had an impressive top-five rate too. There are twists and turns -- and spreadsheets. Ernie Irvan Ernie Irvan was a classic All-American racer.
Who do you think would take the checkered flag? Cecil Gordon Gordon had 29 top-five finishes and 111 top 10s in his 449 starts. Buddy Arrington Arrington had 103 top-10 finishes in 560 starts. We executed down the stretch like nobody's business. Walter Ballard Ballard finished in the top 10 of the points standings from 1971-1973. Golf Channel After going 20 years between his last two holes-in-one, Tiger Woods came within inches of adding a second one in the past six months. Unfortunately, he never won a race in the Cup Series, despite being a dominant driver in the series' history.
He recorded two wins, 51 top-10s and four poles in the Xfinity Series. The next day, Zobrist was scratched from the lineup roughly an hour before the game for personal reasons and was placed on administrative leave the following day. McConnell, who made his debut against the Celtics in October 2015. He announced his retirement in 1982. In case you didn't know, Brickhouse was often included in the Guinness Book of World Records for fastest time on a closed circuit.
He had several powerhouse seasons in the Truck Series and Xfinity Series, but suffered from a few lackluster years. He outlasted the three other championship contenders, who finished 2-3-4. Then Clint Bowyer happened, and I was left scrambling looking for quality Chase Elliott notes. At the halfway point of the 1993 season, Allison had eight top-ten finishes and one win. Elliott may want to give Johnson the sincere apology he wants, because Johnson becomes the key witness in the league's looming effort to investigate the situation. He collects and customizes classic cars like the 1930 Model A Ford, 1951 Mercury and a 1955 Chevrolet Del Ray. Junior Johnson Junior Johnson ran just 313 races over a 14-season career, but he won 50 of them.
His lone Cup Series win came in the 1986 Talledega 500 in Talledega, Ala. Each car only has one driver, and only one person can be named the Cup Series champion at the end of each season. He finished in the top five in six different races and was fifth in the 1975 points standings. Lots and lots of spreadsheets. But like in other professional sports leagues, that's not always the case as there are some drivers who totally kill it on the track while some others get affected by negative factors such as bad luck, dominant drivers and nagging inconsistencies.
Twenty-four of them came in 1965. It was at that race at Martinsville where he executed a bump-and-run on Truex to capture the win. His only win was an Xfinity Series race and that came in the 2006 Dollar General 300 in Charlotte, N. His best season came in 2008 when he had four top 10s while driving for Yates Racing. He had 18 top fives and 56 top 10s in just 126 starts over those four seasons and scored 27 top 10s in 43 races in 1964. I mean, he never won a Superbowl but he did hold basically every passing record for the longest time.
Denny Hamlin — 33 wins active driver Hamlin may be known more for his rivalry with Joey Logano and pickup basketball games with Michael Jordan, for whom he is a Jordan Brand ambassador. But there are fun notes on Elliott too; my favorites are below. He was 15th in the points standings during his rookie season of 1989 and never finished inside the teens again. In a career that spanned 31 years, Martin was consistently competitive from start to finish and was winning races well into his 50s. At 43, The Closer still has time to pass a few drivers on the all-time wins list. He had a great career and won a lot of races despite never winning the ultimate prize. Looking back at the recent Cup Series champions, five different drivers have won their first championship over the course of the last seven seasons.
Carl Edwards — 28 wins Cousin Carl never won a Cup title, losing the 2011 tiebreaker to Tony Stewart. Harvick's laps led don't pay off Unless you're playing fantasy or obsess over statistics, Harvick's 286 laps led were for naught. Once the playoffs started, he showed his strength as he earned more points than any other driver in the playoffs. Lepage wasn't a superstar, but he was certainly an overachiever who raced in a subpar car that resembled the average car on the everyday roads. Kyle Busch repeated a one-stop Triple Threat — still the only driver to accomplish the feat — sweeping the three Bristol races on August , and , 2017. The Drivers' Championship was first awarded in to.
Kurt Busch — 30 wins active driver The 2004 Cup champ and older brother of Kyle Busch was the 2014 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, finishing sixth at the Brickyard in his first and only run. With just seven races to go in the 2002 season, Marlin would be involved in a crash at Kansas Speedway and crack a vertebra in his neck, ending his season. Logano didn't have the great season of the other championship contenders, as he entered the finale with 12 top-5 finishes, the fewest among them. Logano, who was fifth in the regular-season standings, capped a strong playoff run with two wins in the last four races, including capturing the victory Sunday in the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He was fourth in the 1959 standings when he has 12 top 10s in 30 races.