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The Top Ranked NASCAR Drivers of All-Time

 

Notes:

The ratings on this page comes from AinsworthSports.com's own rating system.  The lower the rating the better.

Drivers had to complete at least one qualifying season to be included in this list.

In order for a driver to accomplish a qualifying season he must participate in 10 races or half of his circuits total races.

Driver's ratings are penalized for every year under 7 qualifying years.

 

Rnk   Driver Rating
1   Dale Earnhardt 1.14568
2   Richard Petty 1.31147
3   Jimmie Johnson 1.53900
4   Jeff Gordon 3.01506
5   Darrell Waltrip 4.39986
6   Cale Yarborough 5.31308
7   Bobby Allison 5.38424
8   Mark Martin 5.68136
9   Lee Petty 6.19763
10   James Hylton 6.77346
11   Bill Elliott 7.24816
12   Kevin Harvick 7.27912
13   Tony Stewart 7.48746
14   Dale Jarrett 8.57895
15   Rusty Wallace 8.81182
16   Buck Baker 9.25495
17   Terry Labonte 9.46118
18   Matt Kenseth 9.52188
19   David Pearson 10.13467
20   Benny Parsons 10.52643
21   Ned Jarrett 12.75821
22   Harry Gant 13.02991
23   Carl Edwards 13.61704
24   Denny Hamlin 14.31971
25   Ricky Rudd 14.67494
26   Jeff Burton 15.24502
27   Bobby Labonte 16.69900
28   Dale Earnhardt Jr. 17.46304
29   Kurt Busch 17.83451
30   Herb Thomas 17.93889
31   Greg Biffle 18.61435
32   Ryan Newman 19.72414
33   Kyle Busch 19.78090
34   Cecil Gordon 20.82354
35   Elmo Langley 20.86325
36   Dave Marcis 22.01610
37   Clint Bowyer 24.27366
38   Fireball Roberts 25.00471
39   Rex White 25.07686
40   Ken Schrader 25.08469
41   Sterling Marlin 25.51891
42   Jim Paschal 26.80277
43   Geoffrey Bodine 27.32812
44   John Sears 27.97559
45   Neil Castles 28.85709
46   Buddy Baker 30.10379
47   Kyle Petty 32.01783
48   Wendell Scott 32.40274
49   Marvin Panch 32.82373
50   Kasey Kahne 32.83633
51   Tim Flock 33.01257
52   Morgan Shepherd 33.64159
53   Junior Johnson 34.47471
54   Ernie Irvan 35.62814
55   Jabe Thomas 36.23763
56   Jack Smith 36.86986
57   Speedy Thompson 37.13920
58   Neil Bonnett 37.21157
59   Richard Childress 37.59125
60   Bobby Isaac 37.89226
61   Dick Brooks 39.71164
62   Jamie McMurray 40.64054
63   Jeremy Mayfield 40.67800
64   Buddy Arrington 40.73019
65   J.D. McDuffie 41.05999
66   Fonty Flock 41.84580
67   Martin Truex Jr. 42.02269
68   Brad Keselowski 42.10257
69   Frank Warren 42.55636
70   Joey Logano 43.73300
71   Michael Waltrip 46.02612
72   Alan Kulwicki 46.08486
73   Fred Lorenzen 46.71448
74   Bobby Hamilton 46.89633
75   Henley Gray 47.45983
76   Darel Dieringer 48.14814
77   Davey Allison 48.26357
78   Ward Burton 51.57087
79   Joe Weatherly 51.77311
80   Dick Rathman 52.45080
81   Walter Ballard 52.84033
82   Jimmy Spencer 54.18098
83   Ted Musgrave 54.59800
84   Tim Richmond 56.44267
85   Johnny Benson Jr. 57.26964
86   Herman Beam 58.29433
87   Elliott Sadler 58.91877
88   Jimmy Pardue 59.27840
89   Juan Pablo Montoya 59.70543
90   Paul Menard 60.15621
91   Bill Champion 60.72462
92   Curtis Turner 60.85387
93   Casey Mears 61.31316
94   Tiny Lund 62.35230
95   G.C. Spencer 62.99593
96   Brian Vickers 63.32009
97   Joe Eubanks 63.71657
98   Lake Speed 64.21129
99   Bobby Hillin Jr. 64.79036
100   Brett Bodine 65.28371
101   Jimmy Means 66.21610
102   John Andretti 68.02836
103   Bill Seifert 69.10133
104   Joe Nemechek 69.24718
105   Ron Bouchard 69.53900
106   Ed Negre 70.25929
107   J.T. Putney 71.10650
108   A.J. Allmendinger 72.41622
109   Paul Goldsmith 72.53533
110   Bill Blair 72.56129
111   Lennie Pond 73.42836
112   Ricky Craven 73.46834
113   David Ragan 74.59962
114   Bob Welborn 76.29689
115   Johnny Allen 76.36760
116   Rick Mast 76.68596
117   Marcos Ambrose 76.93314
118   Joe Ruttman 77.46166
119   Ben Arnold 77.99975
120   Curtis Crider 78.12500
121   Phil Parsons 78.56357
122   Jimmie Lewallen 78.71317
123   LD Austin 79.49200
124   Donnie Allison 79.57821
125   Robby Gordon 80.37904
126   Dave Blaney 80.89407
127   Mike Skinner 81.13071
128   D.K. Ulrich 81.33629
129   Tommy Gale 82.17937
130   Bobby Johns 82.90467
131   Dick Hutcherson 83.16167
132   Jim Reed 83.42850
133   Aric Almirola 83.74060
134   Earl Brooks 84.68900
135   Jody Ridley 84.95833
136   David Reutimann 85.56143
137   Derrike Cope 85.66333
138   David Sisco 85.83367
139   Cotton Owens 86.08617
140   Clyde Lynn 86.96350
141   Dick Trickle 87.96501
142   Kenny Wallace 89.21765
143   Steve Park 89.28450
144   David Gilliland 90.19460
145   Ronnie Thomas 90.32286
146   Hut Stricklin 90.61503
147   Lee Roy Yarbrough 90.74059
148   Friday Hassler 92.91140
149   Jeff Green 93.70761
150   Rick Wilson 94.40614
151   Roy Tyner 95.53717
152   Wally Dallenbach Jr. 95.70843
153   Emanuel Zervakis 98.34533
154   Travis Kvapil 99.87457
155   Chad Little 99.88900
156   Paul Lewis 100.06220
157   Reed Sorenson 100.63929
158   Dean Dalton 100.87020
159   Red Byron 101.01000
160   Larry Thomas 101.86100
161   Roy Mayne 103.09706
162   Jerry Nadeau 103.23933
163   Robert Pressley 103.62600
164   Larry Frank 104.18300
165   Scott Riggs 104.75433
166   Tom Pistone 105.44650
167   Todd Bodine 105.91938
168   J.J. Yeley 106.10146
169   E.J. Trivette 106.40600
170   Joe Frasson 106.46560
171   Raymond Williams 107.66850
172   Billy Wade 108.43100
173   Coo Coo Marlin 110.15563
174   Gober Sosebee 110.21875
175   David Stremme 110.56770
176   Kevin Lepage 110.91559
177   Dick May 111.12886
178   Steve Grissom 111.13417
179   Greg Sacks 111.53512
180   Billy Myers 111.81450
181   Regan Smith 112.34380
182   Charlie Glotzbach 113.33360
183   Nelson Stacy 114.23600
184   Sam Hornish Jr. 114.60620
185   Bob Flock 116.81400
186   Lloyd Moore 117.52100
187   Bobby Wawak 118.52400
188   Wayne Smith 121.19140
189   Bill Rexford 122.34967
190   Mike Wallace 122.54188
191   Ralph Liguori 123.65175
192   Bobby Keck 123.69620
193   Danica Patrick 124.23250
194   Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 124.53800
195   Michael McDowell 124.63400
196   Gwyn Staley 125.09600
197   Trevor Boys 125.21120
198   Tighe Scott 125.57075
199   Tony Raines 125.77386
200   Frank Mundy 125.85100
201   Bruce Hill 126.53025
202   Joe Millikan 126.69267
203   Charlie Roberts 126.89467
204   Eddie Pagan 127.31800
205   Earl Ross 127.87600
206   Donald Thomas 128.04525
207   Bill Snowden 129.74200
208   Sam McQuagg 129.92467
209   Brownie King 130.89850
210   Doug Cooper 131.25200
211   Mike Bliss 131.54529
212   Kyle Larson 131.76200
213   Pete Hamilton 132.04567
214   Hershel McGriff 132.32000
215   Jesse James Taylor 132.32000
216   Ralph Moody 132.82500
217   Skip Manning 132.92100
218   Eddie Bierschwale 134.09920
219   Shorty Rollins 136.91300
220   Dave Terrell 137.11500
221   Baxter Price 137.76650
222   Bob Derrington 138.50967
223   Scott Speed 138.87750
224   Blackie Pitt 139.04833
225   Ray Erickson 139.18800
226   Landon Cassill 139.23000
227   Stick Elliott 139.60975
228   Eddie Skinner 140.65000
229   Bill Dennis 140.66433
230   Kenny Irwin Jr. 141.06833
231   Austin Dillon 141.67433
232   Billy Carden 142.86700
233   Mike Alexander 142.99325
234   Bill Amick 143.42750
235   Chuck Mahoney 145.45000
236   Johnny Beauchamp 145.45000
237   Trevor Bayne 145.47180
238   Josh Wise 146.14950
239   Jim Vandiver 146.90700
240   Dick Linder 147.21500
241   Clarence DeZalia 149.13400
242   George Green 149.99250
243   Tommy Irwin 150.49500
244   Ron Keselowski 150.59600
245   Glenn Dunnaway 151.91400
246   Roger Hamby 152.04367
247   Fred Harb 153.14375
248   Joe Lee Johnson 154.33800
249   Shep Langdon 154.33800
250   Banjo Matthews 155.39600
251   Scott Wimmer 155.61233
252   Richie Panch 157.51700
253   Bunkie Blackburn 159.01267
254   Paul Dean Holt 159.08000
255   GC Spencer 159.18600
256   Clark Dwyer 159.48650
257   Doug Yates 160.35933
258   Jimmy Helms 161.00150
259   Ray Duhigg 162.01150
260   Tommy Ellis 162.54767
261   Slick Smith 162.92050
262   Jimmy Florian 163.22600
263   Johnny Sauter 163.79333
264   Larry Hess 164.13250
265   Worth McMillion 164.43300
266   Elton Hildreth 165.34450
267   Tootle Estes 166.66000
268   Jimmy Massey 166.91000
269   Larry Manning 167.29467
270   Tom Cox 167.97300
271   Stacy Compton 168.57400
272   Richard D. Brown 169.04533
273   Buddy Shuman 169.18500
274   L.D. Austin 169.33400
275   Hermie Sadler 169.40475
276   Justin Allgaier 169.53600
277   Don Tarr 169.65133
278   Slick Johnson 170.39200
279   Casey Atwood 171.80850
280   David Green 172.10900
281   Dick Johnson 172.41200
282   Lloyd Dane 172.61650
283   Jimmy Hensley 173.72500
284   Tony Bettenhausen Jr. 173.93200
285   Cole Whitt 174.48500
286   Gary Myers 176.45200
287   Doug Cox 176.76000
288   Sara Christian 177.36600
289   Larry Smith 177.41400
290   Bub King 178.27250
291   Rich Bickle 178.57300
292   Gene Simpson 178.57800
293   Richard Brickhouse 178.57800
294   Arden Mounts 178.74133
295   Jason Leffler 178.94333
296   Ken Meisenhelder 178.97700
297   Grant Adcox 179.58300
298   Ted Chamberlain 179.63600
299   Bobby Hamilton Jr. 180.02067
300   Jackie Rogers 180.29250
301   Timmy Hill 180.39100
302   Frankie Schneider 181.00200
303   Sam Sommers 181.81000
304   Laird Bruner 182.41600
305   Larry Baumel 182.46400
306   Jack Anderson 183.42600
307   Harvey Henderson 183.72650
308   Dick Beaty 184.28200
309   Alex Bowman 184.38300
310   Bill Shirley 185.54450
311   Stan Meserve 186.86000
312   Ferrel Harris 188.16800
313   Brendan Gaughan 188.27400
314   Michael Annett 189.13000
315   Bob Burcham 189.28400
316   Carl Adams 189.89000
317   Janet Guthrie 189.89000
318   Larry Pearson 190.64500
319   Ken Bouchard 190.69800
320   Fred Dove 190.84700
321   John Anderson 191.60700
322   Billy Rafter 191.91000
323   David Ray Boggs 191.91000
324   Perk Brown 191.91000
325   Terry Bivins 191.91000
326   Clyde Minter 191.95800
327   Blackie Watt 193.72800
328   Whitey Norman 194.33400
329   Bil Shirley 194.73800
330   Hoss Ellington 194.73800
331   Erick Erickson 194.94000
332   Bud Moore 195.08900
333   Jack Russell 196.45500
334   Ed Livingston 197.81600
335   Bruce Jacobi 197.97000
336   Junior Spencer 198.17200
337   Bill McMahan 200.59600
338   Ed Hessert 201.20200
339   Ralph Earnhardt 201.55300
340   Gerald Duke 203.22200
341   Steve Christman 203.42400
342   Gene Comstock 206.05000
343   Rodney Combs 206.50200
344   Possum Jones 206.70400
345   Earl Balmer 207.46400
346   Kevin Conway 207.46400
347   Lou Figaro 207.46400
348   Bill Benson 207.66600
349   Brett Moffitt 207.66600
350   Dink Widenhouse 207.66600
351   Travis Tiller 208.01700
352   Doug Heveron 208.32000
353   George Follmer 208.47400
354   Rick Newsom 210.03700
355   Al Watkins 210.09000
356   Reb Wickersham 210.09000
357   Buddy Young 210.89800
358   Matt DiBenedetto 210.89800
359   Bob Barron 211.30200
360   Bob Cooper 211.65300
361   Max Papis 211.75400
362   Buckshot Jones 211.95600
363   Loy Allen Jr. 211.95600
364   Bill Poor 212.11000
365   Dick Getty 212.11000
366   Ed Cole 212.20850
367   Vic Parsons 212.31200
368   John Dodd Jr. 212.51400
369   Patrick Carpentier 213.12000
370   Stanley Smith 213.57200
371   Clarence Lovell 213.72600
372   Scott Pruett 213.72600
373   Dub Simpson 214.13000
374   Johnny Halford 214.13000
375   Don Biederman 214.33200
376   Otis Martin 215.54400
377   Peck Peckham 215.89500
378   Butch Miller 216.55400
379   Dick Burns 216.55400
380   Scotty Cain 216.55400
381   Gary Bradberry 216.70300
382   Maynard Troyer 216.85700
383   Ron Hornaday Jr. 216.85700
384   Bob James 217.36200
385   Gordon Smith 217.36200
386   George Davis 217.76600
387   Clyde Palmer 219.18000
388   Junior Miller 219.18000
389   Sherman Utsman 219.18000
390   Mike Potter 221.19750
391   Jack Harden 221.20000
392   Bob Apperson 221.90700
393   Butch Hartman 222.21000
394   Johnny Mackison 222.21000
395   Neil Cole 222.21000
396   Ronnie Hopkins 222.21000
397   Jack Sprague 223.11900
398   Stephen Leicht 223.11900
399   Johnny Dodson 223.72500
400   George Altheide 224.63400
401   George Hartley 225.44200
402   TA Toomes 225.44200
403   Pop McGinnis 225.74500
404   Chet Filip 226.25000
405   Earle Canavan 226.25000
406   Jim Fiebelkorn 226.25000
407   Larry Foyt 226.25000
408   Andy Lally 227.05800
409   Jeb Burton 227.05800
410   Jim Parsley 227.26000
411   Mickey Gibbs 227.66400
412   Ryan Truex 227.66400
413   Hank Thomas 228.06800
414   Kenneth Wagner 228.27000
415   Bill Hollar 229.38100
416   Ken Rush 229.88600
417   Rob Moroso 229.88600
418   Johnny Rutherford 230.29000
419   Brad Noffsinger 231.80500
420   Elton Sawyer 231.80500
421   Gene Black 231.80500
422   George Seeger 232.51200
423   Lee Reitzel 232.51200
424   Marv Acton 232.51200
425   Jim Sauter 233.52200
426   Gayle Warren 234.33000
427   Joe Mihalic 234.33000
428   Louise Smith 234.63300
429   Gene Hobby 234.93600
430   Christian Fittipaldi 235.64300
431   Harvey Hege 236.75400
432   Pete Hazelwood 236.75400
433   Ryan Blaney 236.75400
434   Jack Reynolds 237.36000
435   Al Holbert 237.66300
436   Elliott Forbes-Robinson 238.37000
437   George Poulos 238.37000
438   Joel Davis 238.37000
439   Walson Gardner 238.37000
440   Don Bailey 238.77400
441   Bill Elswick 238.87500
442   Johnny Patterson 238.87500
443   Randy LaJoie 238.87500
444   Dean Combs 239.17800
445   Major Melton 239.17800
446   Wayne Gillette 239.98600
447   Harlan Richardson 241.60200
448   Chuck Brown 241.80400
449   Andy Houston 241.90500
450   Paul Tyler 241.90500
451   Stan Barrett 242.41000
452   Connie Saylor 242.81400
453   Ken Ragan 242.81400
454   Jimmy Horton 243.01600
455   Mel Larson 243.01600
456   Brian Scott 243.21800
457   Parnelli Jones 243.21800
458   Bucky Sager 244.93500
459   Ed Berrier 245.03600
460   Frog Fagan 245.23800
461   Harry Leake 245.23800
462   Blackie Wangerin 245.94500
463   Bill Foster 246.45000
464   Dario Franchitti 246.45000
465   Dick Poling 246.45000
466   Gary Balough 246.45000
467   George Parrish 246.45000
468   John Kenney 246.45000
469   Kirk Shelmerdine 246.45000
470   Richard Riley 246.45000
471   Brad Teague 246.75300
472   Sonny Hutchins 246.75300
473   Felix Wilkes 247.35900
474   Chad Chaffin 247.66200
475   Jack Pennington 247.66200
476   Wilbur Rakestraw 247.66200

 


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