How have other NASCAR drivers 
fared in their final starts?

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Jeff Gordon waves to the crowd Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway during driver introductions.



By Dominic Aragon
Editor
November 23, 2015
daragon@theracingexperts.net

 

HOMESTEAD, Fla.—In his final Sprint Cup Series start at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Jeff Gordon led nine laps en route to a sixth place finish. Gordon wraps up his career with a third place finish in driver standings.


Terry Labonte

Final race: October 19, 2014
Track: Talladega Superspeedway
Started: 9th
Finished: 33rd, 1 lap down
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running

 

Jeff Burton

Final race: August 23, 2014
Track: Bristol Motor Speedway
Started: 25th
Finished: 14th, 1 lap down
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running


Mark Martin

Final race: November 17, 2013
Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway
Started: 22nd
Finished: 19th
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running

 

Ken Schrader

Final race: November 17, 2013
Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway
Started: 41st
Finished: 34th, 4 laps down
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running

Bill Elliott

Final race: July 7, 2012 
Track: Daytona International Speedway
Started: 6th
Finished: 37th
Laps Led: 0
Status: Accident


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Mark Martin high-fives fans prior to the start of his final Sprint Cup race in November 2013.


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Ken Schrader


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Bobby Allison and Richard Petty in November 2008.

Rusty Wallace

Final race: November 20, 2005
Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway
Started: 37th
Finished: 13th 
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running



Richard Petty

Final race: November 15, 1992
Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway
Started: 39th
Finished: 35th, 233 laps down
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running

Darrell Waltrip

Final race: November 20, 2000
Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway
Started: 43th
Finished: 34th, 7 laps down
Laps Led: 0
Status: Running



Bobby Allison

Final race: June 19, 1988
Track: Pocono Raceway
Started: 28th
Finished: 39th
Laps Led: 0
Status: Accident

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