Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire with NASCAR record


By Dominic Aragon

January 14, 2018


He may not have won a series title, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire with a dubious record.


Earnhardt Jr. has the most wins among drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series that never claimed consecutive victories.


The 15-time Most Popular Driver won a total of 26 races in NASCAR’s top series, with his final victory coming in 2015.


Four past champions are among the top-10 drivers with most wins on that list, including 2017 champion Martin Truex Jr.


Kasey Kahne and Ryan Newman lead active drivers entering 2018 who have never won consecutive races.


TOP-10 DRIVERS WHO HAVE NEVER WON BACK-TO-BACK

1) Dale Earnhardt Jr. (26 victories)

2) Ricky Rudd (23)

3) Terry Labonte* (22)

4) Jeff Burton (21)

5) Bobby Labonte* (21)

6) Benny Parsons* (21)

7) Kasey Kahne (18)

8) Ryan Newman (18)

9) Martin Truex Jr.* (15)

10) LeeRoy Yarbrough (14)


BOLD indicates driver who made at least one start in 2017.

* indicates past champion.



SOURCES

Racing-Reference.info


IMAGES

Jonny Olkowski/The Racing Experts

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