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NASCAR’s 75 Greatest Drivers: Stars From 1949-60

NASCAR 75 Speedy Thompson (Credit: ISC Archives via NASCAR Media)

DARLINGTON, SC - SEPTEMBER 2, 1957: Speedy Thompson (L) and his crew celebrate his win in the Southern 500 NASCAR Cup race at Darlington Raceway. That's Bud Moore on the far right. (Photo: ISC Images and Archives via Getty Images via NASCAR Media)

Some of NASCAR’s earliest stars like Rex White and Speedy Thompson are in today’s spotlight.

NASCAR’s 75 Greatest Drivers: Stars of the ’60s & ’70s

LeeRoy Yarbrough

LeeRoy Yarbrough in 1968. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)

Fred Lorenzen, Bobby Isaac and more are up next in our recurring series.

NASCAR’s 75 Greatest Drivers: Gone Too Soon

Davey Allison Rookie 28 Havoline Ford Thunderbird At Michigan David Bryant

(Photo: David Bryant)

NASCAR is celebrating its 75th anniversary all throughout the 2023 season. In 1998, NASCAR had a panel select a list of its 50 greatest drivers for its golden anniversary. Likewise, we at Frontstretch decided to put together our own list of the 75 greatest NASCAR drivers in honor of this year’s milestone. Seventeen of our …

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NASCAR’s 75 Greatest Drivers: Exceptional Longevity

Harry Gant

16 February 1992, Daytona Beach, Florida USA Harry Gant © 1992, Nigel Kinrade NKP

Some of NASCAR’s greatest aren’t just such because of their win totals — it’s also all about the length of their staying power.

NASCAR’s 75 Greatest Drivers: Lower-Series Lifers

Gateway Motorsports Park Day 2

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Today, we show legends of NASCAR’s circuits not named the Cup Series some love.