Most NASCAR fans, avid or mild, probably know that Richard Petty holds the record for the most wins in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with 200? But most fans may not know which drivers have the highest winning percentage in NASCAR’s top series or who the oldest winner in series history is?

We here at Splash ‘n Go are always willing to do the research and provide you information/stats on your favorite sport. So, we pooled together our resources and pulled together several top-five lists on everything from the five drivers with the most wins to the top five brother duos … and everything in between.

We hope you enjoy!

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Wins in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (200)

2. David Pearson (105)

3. Jeff Gordon (93)

4t. Bobby Allison (84)

4t. Darrell Waltrip (84)

Active: 7. Jimmie Johnson (77)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Combined National Series Wins

1. Richard Petty (Total: 200; NSCS: 200; NXS: 0; NCWTS: 0)

2. Kyle Busch (Total: 161; NSCS: 36; NXS: 80; NCWTS: 45)

3. David Pearson (Total: 106; NSCS: 105; NXS: 1; NCWTS: 0)

4. Jeff Gordon (Total: 98; NSCS: 93; NXS: 5; NCWTS: 0)

5t. Dale Earnhardt (Total: 97; NSCS: 76; NXS: 21; NCWTS: 0)

5t. Darrell Waltrip (Total: 97; NSCS: 84; NXS: 13; NCWTS: 0)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Highest Winning Percentage in the NSCS

1. Herb Thomas (21.05%; 228 races; 48 wins)

2. Tim Flock (20.86%; 187 races; 39 wins)

3. David Pearson (18.29%; 574 races; 105 wins)

4. Richard Petty (16.88%; 1,185 races; 200 wins)

5. Fred Lorenzen (16.46%; 158 races; 26 wins)

Active: 8. Jimmie Johnson (14.98%; 514 races; 77 wins)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Best Average Finishes in the NSCS (min. 100 races)

1. Lee Petty (7.602 avg. finish; 427 starts)

2. Dick Hutcherson (8.670 avg. finish; 103 starts)

3. Herb Thomas (8.934 avg. finish; 228 starts)

4. Rex White (8.983 avg. finish; 232 starts)

5. Ned Jarrett (9.176 avg. finish; 353 starts)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Poles in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (123)

2. David Pearson (113)

3. Jeff Gordon (81)

4. Cale Yarborough (69)

5. Darrell Waltrip (59)

Active: 9. Ryan Newman (51)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Wins from the Pole in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (61)

2. David Pearson (37)

3. Darrell Waltrip (24)

4. Bobby Isaac (21)

5t. Jeff Gordon (20)

5t. Bobby Allison (20)

Active: 11. Jimmie Johnson (15)

 

 

Top-5 Brother Duos According to Wins in the NSCS (each brother must have at least one win)

1. Allison Brothers (94 total wins; Bobby – 84; Donnie – 10)

2. Waltrip Brothers (88 total wins; Darrell – 84; Michael – 4)

3. Busch Brothers (63 total wins; Kyle – 36; Kurt – 27)

4. Flock Brothers (62 total wins; Tim – 39; Fonty – 19; Bob – 4)

5. Thomas Brothers (49 total wins; Herb – 48; Donald – 1)

 

Top-5 Oldest Drivers to Win a NSCS Race

1. Harry Gant (52 years, 7 months, 6 days; 8/16/1992 at Michigan)

2. Morgan Shepherd (51 years, 5 months, 8 days; 3/20/1993 at Atlanta)

3. Mark Martin (50 years, 8 months, 11 days; 9/20/2009 at New Hampshire)

4. Bobby Allison (50 years, 2 months, 11 days; 2/14/1988 at Daytona)

5. Dale Earnhardt (49 years, 5 months, 16 days; 10/15/2000 at Talladega)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Starts in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (1,185)

2. Ricky Rudd (906)

3. Terry Labonte (890)

4. Dave Marcis (883)

5. Mark Martin (882)

Active: 10. Michael Waltrip (782)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Combined National Series Starts

1. Richard Petty (Total: 1,185; NSCS: 1,185; NXS: 0; NCWTS: 0)

2. Mark Martin (Total: 1,143; NSCS: 882; NXS: 236; NCWTS: 25)

3. Joe Nemechek (Total: 1,116; NSCS: 667; NXS: 426; NCWTS: 23)

4. Michael Waltrip (Total: 1,070; NSCS: 782; NXS: 279; NCWTS: 9)

5. Terry Labonte (Total: 1,017; NSCS: 890; NXS: 124; NCWTS: 3)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Laps Led in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (51,695)

2. Cale Yarborough (31,627)

3. Bobby Allison (27,344)

4. Dale Earnhardt (25,683)

5. David Pearson (25,159)

Active: 9. Jimmie Johnson (17,880)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Lead-Lap Finishes in the NSCS

1. Jeff Gordon (581)

2. Mark Martin (558)

3. Matt Kenseth (437)

4. Jeff Burton (435)

5. Tony Stewart (419)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Laps Completed in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (307,846)

2. Ricky Rudd (259,755)

3. Mark Martin (255,044)

4. Terry Labonte (254,885)

5. Bill Elliott (238,923)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Miles Run in the NSCS

1. Mark Martin (326,944.7 miles)

2. Ricky Rudd (324,089.2 miles)

3. Terry Labonte (320,825.6 miles)

4. Bill Elliott (310,160.1 miles)

5. Richard Petty (309,105.4 miles)

 

Top-5 Closest Finishes in the NSCS

1t. Ricky Craven over Kurt Busch (0.002 seconds; 3/16/2003 at Darlington)

1t. Jimmie Johnson over Clint Bowyer (0.002 seconds; 4/17/2011 at Talladega)

3t. Jamie McMurray over Kyle Busch (0.005 seconds; 7/07/2007 at Daytona)

3t. Dale Earnhardt over Ernie Irvan (0.005 seconds; 7/25/1993 at Talladega)

5. Kevin Harvick over Jeff Gordon (0.006 seconds; 3/11/2001 at Atlanta)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Second-Place Finishes in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (157)

2. David Pearson (89)

3. Bobby Allison (87)

4. Jeff Gordon (75)

5. Dale Earnhardt (70)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Top-5 Finishes in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (555)

2. Bobby Allison (336)

3. Jeff Gordon (325)

4. David Pearson (301)

5. Dale Earnhardt (281)

 

Top-5 Drivers with the Most Top-10 Finishes in the NSCS

1. Richard Petty (712)

2. Jeff Gordon (475)

3. Mark Martin (453)

4. Bobby Allison (447)

5. Dale Earnhardt (428)

 

Top-5 Fastest Tracks in the NSCS

1. Talladega Superspeedway (212.809 mph; Bill Elliott on 4/30/1987)

2. Daytona International Speedway (210.364 mph; Bill Elliott on 2/15/1987)

3. Michigan International Speedway (206.558 mph; Jeff Gordon on 8/17/2014)

4. Texas Motor Speedway (199.299 mph; Matt Kenseth on 11/2/2014)

5. Kansas Speedway (197.621 mph; Kevin Harvick on 10/5/2014)