One of the three racing Flock brothers, Tim Flock won the first NASCAR race in 1949. He had 39 wins over his 13-year career. Flock is a two-time Daytona Beach road course winner. He has the highest career winning percentage, winning 21 percent of the races he started. He was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers (1998) and inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Flock is also a two-time Sprint Cup Series Champion.
The fastest driver in the history of NASCAR. Elliott has the track record at Talladega (212.809) and Daytona (210.364) before NASCAR instituted the restrictor plate. Elliott captured the 1988 Sprint Cup Series championship and was the first winner of the Winston Million in 1985. Elliott has 44 Cup wins, 320 top-10’s and 55 poles. He was voted NASCAR’s most popular driver 16 times. Elliott was named to the top-50 NASCAR drivers of all time list in 1998 and was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Watch Elliot win $1 million.
He won everything big in NASCAR but the Daytona 500. Wallace won the 1989 Sprint Cup Series title, and scored 55 wins and 349 top-10’s. His 1989 victory in the Winston when he spun out Darrell Waltrip coming to the finish line turned Waltrip into a good guy and put the black hat on Wallace. Wallace, the 1991 International Race of Champions winner is a member of the NASCAR 50 Greatest Drivers list (1998) and was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Don’t miss this incredible finish at Talladega 1993 when Wallace flips over the finish line.
He won 46 races, 45 poles and scored 372 top-10 finishes. Baker was a two-time Grand National Series Champion. After retirement, Baker formed the Buck Baker racing school which graduated Bobby Allison, Jeff and Ward Burton, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman to name a few. He was named one of NASCAR’s top-50 drivers in 1998 and is a member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Gentleman Ned Jarrett helped transform NASCAR. He was a two-time Cup champion, two-time Xfinity champion, won 50 races and was named one of NASCAR’s 50 greatest drivers in 1998. After retiring from racing, Jarrett went on to be a commentator for Motor Racing Network, CBS Sports and ESPN. He is also the father of our 20th greatest NASCAR driver (Dale Jarrett) and a member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Ned Jarrett makes it into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
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