Best answer: What is the most popular race car number?

The No. 11 car being the most winning number in NASCAR history may be the biggest surprise in this entire list. It’s most recent popularity and success has come from the current driver Denny Hamlin with 32 wins – the most recent during the 2019 Daytona 500.

What is the most common race car number?

  • 3 – Dale Earnhardt. NASCAR has shown other series the way with its driver promotion and its long-held belief that harnessing fan engagement is key to success. …
  • 5 – Nigel Mansell. …
  • 7 – Barry Sheene. …
  • 12 – Ayrton Senna. …
  • 27 – Gilles Villeneuve. …
  • 34 – Kevin Schwantz. …
  • 43 – Richard Petty. …
  • 46 – Valentino Rossi.

What is the most famous Nascar number?


One of the most iconic car numbers in NASCAR history, the No. 21 has long been used by Wood Brothers Racing, the team founded and run by brothers Glen (2012) and Leonard (2013) Wood. David Pearson (2011) won 43 races in the No. 21, while Cale Yarborough (2012) won 13 times.

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Formula 1 has a higher spectator attendance at racetracks, and also has a higher number of viewers on television and streaming. Therefore Formula 1 is the more popular form of motorsport globally. However, in the US, NASCAR is more popular. Both sports have their fans and their haters.

What is the winningest number in Nascar?

The winningest car is the No. 11. The car, currently driven by 2006 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year Denny Hamlin, boasts 204 wins in 1,835 races.

Who drove the number 1 car in Nascar?

Kurt Busch to drive No. 1 for Chip Ganassi in 2019 |

What are the car numbers for Nascar?


No. Make
Bowman, Alex 48 Hendrick Motorsports
Briscoe, Chase 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
Buescher, Chris 17 Roush Fenway Racing
Busch, Kyle 18 Joe Gibbs Racing

Who drove 00 Nascar?

NASCAR Car #00

Driver Races
1 David Reutimann 140
2 Landon Cassill 61
3 Quin Houff 56
4 Michael McDowell 20

What numbers are not used in Nascar?

NASCAR is fine with that. Numbers that are not being used by a team — the No. 5 and 25 for HMS as examples — can be assigned by NASCAR to another team upon request. But the new team is not permitted to use number styles that look like those that have been protected by the former team.

Who drives 76 Nascar?

NASCAR Car #76

Driver Laps
1 Ben Arnold 28,843
2 Larry Frank 9,155
3 Earl Brooks 4,049
4 Roy Tyner 3,094

Would an F1 car beat a Nascar?

F1 cars would beat a NASCAR around a superspeedway oval track. The open-wheel, high downforce design of the F1 car would allow it to maintain a fairly constant speed around the oval, while stock cars lose speed on the banks, leading to a faster lap time.

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Whats faster Nascar or F1?

In terms of outright speed, Formula 1 race are faster than NASCARs. Formula 1 cars achieve a 235 mph top speed and sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds whereas a NASCAR’s top speed has been recorded at 212 mph and accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 3.5 seconds.

Is F1 more dangerous than Nascar?

NASCAR Fatalities

Looking at it strictly in terms of the number of deaths per race, NASCAR appears to be the safest by quite a margin. With roughly have as many deaths per race as F1, which has less than half as many deaths per race as IndyCar, there are large differences between the three motorsports.

What Nascar driver drives 28?

David Carl Allison (February 25, 1961 – July 13, 1993) was an American NASCAR driver. He was best known for driving the No. 28 Texaco-Havoline Ford for Robert Yates Racing in the Winston Cup Series (now the NASCAR Cup Series).

Who owns Nascar numbers?

Teams do not own the numbers. Teams submit to NASCAR requests for a car number. Depending upon availability, that number is issued via an owner’s license, which is good for a year. However, one team may allow another team to use the number with NASCAR’s approval.

Who is number 3 in Nascar?

Austin Dillon drives the historic No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet owned by his grandfather, Richard Childress, a 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee. Dillon is a three-time winner in the NASCAR Cup Series with a win in the 2018 Daytona 500 and has made the NASCAR Playoffs four times (2016-18 and 2020).

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