“I think there’s probably 25 that legitimately have the skill set, have the car that is capable to do it.”
Elliott posted the fastest lap time in both rounds, posting a lap time of 46.381 (194.045 mph) to propel his No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet to the top starting position.
The next three drivers ahead of Busch on the all-time wins list are Tony Stewart (49), Junior Johnson (50) and Ned Jarrett (50).
Kevin Harvick (497) is the next driver on the all-time stage points list who could mathematically hit the mark by earning three or more points next Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.
All three drivers have 18 career wins apiece. The mark ties them for seventh all-time