We’re closing in on the ultimate handful of weeks of the 2023 NASCAR Cup Collection season, the inventory automotive sequence’ seventy fifth anniversary marketing campaign. To have a good time, every week via the top of the season, Ryan McGee is presenting his favourite top-five issues in regards to the sport.
The 5 best-looking automobiles? Examine. The 5 hardest drivers? We have got it. High 5 mustaches? There could be just one, so perhaps not.
With out additional ado, our 75 favourite issues about NASCAR, celebrating 75 years of inventory automotive racing.
Earlier installments: Hardest drivers | Best races | Finest title fights | Finest-looking automobiles | Worst-looking automobiles | Largest cheaters | Largest what-ifs | Weirdest racetracks | Finest racetracks | Largest scandals | Weirdest bulletins | Best fights | Best rivalries
5 best pre-Fashionable Period drivers
There are solely two lists remaining in our NASCAR seventy fifth anniversary best-of celebration, and after tackling each topic from racetracks and rivalries to superior automobiles and not-awesome headlines, it’s time to buckle down and break down the true driving power behind inventory automotive racing: the drivers themselves.
For individuals who do not know, NASCAR’s historical past is damaged up into two chapters, pre- and post-1972. That is when the Grand Nationwide Collection — based in 1949 as Strictly Inventory — turned the Cup Collection and the schedule was slashed from 40, 50, even 60-plus occasions per season all the way down to the speedway-heavy 30-ish calendar mannequin that it nonetheless follows to