The GOAT of NASCAR: Who Is The Greatest Of All Time?

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What Is the “GOAT” of NASCAR?

NASCAR has been around since 1948, and since then it’s grown to become one of the most popular motorsports in the world. As a result, there are a lot of drivers who have won races and built up incredible legacies over time. But this begs the question: Who is considered to be the “greatest of all time” or GOAT when it comes to NASCAR racing?

Jeff Gordon: The Most Popular Driver

One name that often comes up when discussing the greatest driver in NASCAR history is Jeff Gordon. He started his career as an unknown rookie from California in 1992 and quickly became one of NASCAR’s most popular drivers with his success on and off track. During his 24-year career, he won four championships, 93 races (third all-time) and was named “Most Popular Driver” fourteen times by fans across North America. Despite retiring in 2015, he remains one of its most beloved figures today.

Dale Earnhardt Sr.: A Racing Icon

Another driver who often gets mentioned when talking about greatness in NASCAR is Dale Earnhardt Sr., also known as “The Intimidator”. His popularity transcended racing throughout his entire 29 year career before tragically passing away at Daytona International Speedway during a crash at 2001’s Daytona 500 race. His seven championships makes him tied for first with Richard Petty for most wins ever, while 76 total victories places him second only behind Gordon on the all-time list. He continues to be honored through initiatives like The Dale Jr Foundation which helps children dealing with illnesses both physically & financially worldwide conducting drives such as annual toy drives during Christmas season annually each year across several states nationwide..


When it comes to naming the greatest driver ever in Nascar history there really can’t be just one answer given plenty outstanding performance records achieved by various racers over decades now but if we had choose between two best would definitely have Jeff Gordon & Dale Earnhardt Sr come top mind due their remarkable achievements accomplishments respectively! Both these men truly deserve recognition they’ve earned being crowned official driving legends Nascar will never forget them what they did sport!