Top Ten Worst NASCAR Drivers

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Drivers who somehow had the talent to make it to NASCAR's big leagues, but failed to produce from there.

The Top Ten

1 Danica Patrick Danica Patrick

Nobody here is being sexist putting a female in the sprint cup series was a good idea to somewhat balance out the two genders but putting danica in the cup series was a recipe for disaster and just to add to it shes a feminist and a feminist in a male dominated sport is not a recipe for disaster

She might have a chance at victory lane if all the other drivers stayed home but she would probably still wreck the car

Don't understand why anyone who says anything bad about her is labeled sexist. There a quite a few way more talented female drivers out there I would happily welcome into sprint cup over her. I think Danica would be less disliked if the coverage of her matched her performance. Most drivers regularly in the top ten get less coverage than Danica who is considered to have had a great day if she finishes top 20.

Undoubtedly, she is the worst driver who's had all the opportunity in the world. Hopefully she's out for good after 2017. Unbearable to watch her drive around in the back when there are a dozen drivers right now that would have made ten times more of the opportunity to drive for SHR.

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2 David Stremme

Failed with high end equipment

He's blind as a bat. Enough said. - marionspongebob

101 wrecks! she needs to leave NASCAR!

please.

3 John Wes Townley

He should be #1. He was wrecking in every race in 2009. - marionspongebob

Has he EVER not crashed an entire weekend of NASCAR racing?

He just won a race, he can't be that bad

Why is townley #28?

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4 Juan Pablo Montoya

If I was an owner, I would hire Kyle Busch over this guy. He can't keep a straight line and he likes to cause havoc in the last 10 races by not making the Chase and then wrecking everyone in the Chase. Just terrible - greatesttop10s

One you can't understand the guy and he only has one races on pit strategy but he can't win races anymore he only made chase once also.

Crashed into a jet drier during a yellow. Nothing is worse than that. It even had its hazards on to warn him to watch out...

Montoya was not to bad in nascar. It's just that he was given WAY too much hype in his first two year. - Shadow6461

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5 Kim Crosby

Wrecked every car she had, always was way off the top speeds in qualifying/races, and only got there because she was a woman. The one good thing was her sponsorship. - Darrell

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6 Steve Wallace

Only here cause of daddy. Always finds new ways to crash cars and blames someone for his mistakes. Hope Tony Stewart beats him up

He crashed coming out of the garage one time. LOL

Only Steven can cause $500,000 dollers every weekend. He is just a money burner. Good thing that Rusty Wallace shut down the team, or else he would be needing a soup kitchen

Still feel bad for Rusty Wallace

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7 Kevin Conway

he will never finish in the top 10 once in his career - carrac111

Jeff Gordon said WORST EVER!

I try to forget about how bad this guy sucked.

Kevin conman that is all - Shadow6461

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8 Jennifer Jo Cobb

You do see the guys on the list, don't you? 7 out of 10 to be exact. Sexist? No, realist.

She can hardly make it out of the garage

She can hardly make the first lap

If she didn't have money she wouldn't be driving

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9 Kyle Petty

I don't feel as though he was even related to richard petty simply because he just drives so bad he drove the same stuff that the king won 200 races with and still only won 8! In my opinion he should be 1st on this list

Should have left NASCAR 20 years sooner I remember 43 always came in last putting around the track or never finished. A haircut tells it all he hates change.

Bad driver with douche haircut. Born on third base and brags about the triple he hit.

This guy died. That's why he sucks so bad. - Tacocheese

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10 Scott Speed

Terrible in formula 1 even worse in NASCAR

Cross dresses and paints his nails zebra stripes

He is always last

Just plan terrible

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The Contenders

11 Christian Fittipaldi
12 Shane Hmiel

He failed a drug test and became a huge bust

13 Norm Benning

Norm Benning is the nicest person you'll ever meet and he's consistent and finishes every race

Nobody knows who he is. Nobody SHOULD know who he is.

14 Brian Scott

HE SPINS OUT EVERY SINGLE RACE, each race week I try to come up with at least 5 predictions that I think will happen. 1 of them is always "Brain Scott will spin out."

I hope nobody voted for him recently because he has improved a lot.

He always wrecks. EVERY RACE he's been in this season, he wrecks, from 23rd place. Ridiculous

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15 Elliott Sadler

He's won races before. He made the Chase in the 1st year they had it. You may not think so but Elliott is actually a talented driver.

I don't understand how he gets all of these top-quality rides. He hasn't done anything in the Cup level. - Darrell

Elliott Sadler is a great driver, he nearly won the Nationwide Championship a few years back, and in the early and mid 2000s he was always a factor in the Sprint Cup races.

He is an imbecile

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16 Johnny Chapman
17 Michael Waltrip

Biggest fraud in NASCAR. Robby Gordon said it best about him, he pretends to be a nice guy but he's not. Of course Robby's one to talk.

He acts like he is some hot, he'd be a better comedian or t.v host

Flips almost EVERY year.

Screw him

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18 Mike Harmon

I think his crash at Bristol in 2002 is a sign from God telling him to get out of the sport - Shadow6461

Has been a backmarker his whole career in national series.

19 Clint Bowyer

I will NEVER respect him after what happened at Phoenix 2012, and Richmond 2013. At least Kyle Busch doesn't try to cause wrecks that puts ALL OF NASCAR out of balance. He needs to be above guys like Kurt Busch, Steve Park, Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Bobby Labonte and Jeff Gordon. Those guys had talent. Clint Bastard? He in my mind is easily one of the 5 worst NASCAR drivers ever. - greatesttop10s

2013 Richmond. Enough said.

He deliberately cheated and instead of benefiting his teamate, he cost him a ride.

Clint Bowyer isn't just a NASCAR douchebag. He's pretty much an overall douchebag... Period. He's arrogant, a very obnoxious, sloppy drunk & disrespectful. Do I want to hang out with you? Um... No Clint. I don't make a habit of hanging out with people I want to throat punch...

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20 Dario Franchitti
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