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NASCAR Car Number 8

  • Chevrolet: 473 races
  • Ford: 334 races
  • Buick: 221 races
  • Dodge: 169 races
  • Pontiac: 111 races
  • Hudson: 35 races
  • Mercury: 18 races
  • Plymouth: 18 races
  • Oldsmobile: 9 races
  • Chrysler: 4 races
  • Kaiser: 3 races
  • Cadillac: 2 races
  • Jaguar: 2 races
  • Lincoln: 1 races
  • Studebaker: 1 races

Car #8 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

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NASCAR Car Number 8

Car # 8 Statistics
Races 1327 Average Finish 18.43
Wins 38 Average Start 19.3
Top 5 Finishes 179 Total Laps Led 8,720
Top 10 Finishes 347 Total Laps 318,420
Top 20 Finishes 787 % of Laps 79.66%
Poles 25 DNF's 382

NASCAR Car #8

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Drivers for NASCAR Car #8
  Driver Races Wins Top
5's
Top
10's
Laps
Led
Laps Avg.
Finish
Avg.
Start
Poles DNF
1 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 291 17 76 121 5,485 82,727 16.38 15.8 7 41
2 Ed Negre 282 0 1 16 2 55,541 21.60 23.8 0 160
3 Bobby Hillin Jr. 204 1 8 41 185 56,800 18.27 22.3 0 50
4 Joe Weatherly 110 20 67 86 2,122 26,293 6.70 5.8 16 20
5 Hut Stricklin 66 0 1 2 169 18,608 26.29 23.9 0 12
6 Jeff Burton 59 0 3 5 126 15,802 24.83 24.8 0 13
7 Sterling Marlin 30 0 1 8 345 9,153 17.97 19.2 0 3
8 Rick Wilson 30 0 0 0 0 8,161 23.03 23.0 0 8
9 Dick Trickle 28 0 2 8 5 8,059 19.79 18.8 0 6
10 Mark Martin 24 0 4 11 124 7,023 13.33 11.5 0 0
11 Gene Comstock 22 0 1 6 0 2,586 14.82 22.8 0 4
12 Billy Carden 20 0 4 8 58 1,817 14.45 9.6 1 6
13 Aric Almirola 19 0 0 1 56 5,738 27.79 23.6 0 3
14 Dick Dixon 10 0 5 7 0 2,210 11.20 13.2 0 0
15 Elmo Langley 8 0 1 3 0 1,306 16.88 21.3 0 3
16 Bud Harless 7 0 0 1 0 622 18.14 20.0 0 3
17 Larry Manning 6 0 0 1 0 894 15.17 21.3 0 2
18 Ferrel Harris 6 0 0 1 0 1,483 16.33 23.5 0 0
19 Emory Mahon 5 0 1 2 0 408 15.00 12.4 0 3
20 Dick Linder 4 0 1 2 0 547 11.00 0 1
21 Lennie Page 3 0 0 2 0 686 10.00 18.0 0 1
22 Johnny Allen 3 0 0 0 0 366 14.00 30.0 0 2
23 Jerry Oliver 3 0 0 0 0 343 19.67 37.0 0 2
24 Arden Mounts 3 0 0 0 0 473 22.67 22.0 0 1
25 Dick May 3 0 0 0 0 775 23.00 28.0 0 1
26 Jack Holloway 2 0 0 2 0 192 8.50 14.0 0 0
27 Vic Elford 2 0 0 0 0 236 11.00 24.5 0 0
28 Ernie Young 2 0 1 1 0 153 12.50 13.5 0 2
29 Dave James 2 0 0 1 0 489 13.50 20.5 0 1
30 Don Johns 2 0 0 1 0 255 15.50 24.0 0 1
31 Bill Rexford 2 0 0 1 0 96 15.50 12.0 0 0
32 Larry Thomas 2 0 0 0 0 283 15.50 16.0 0 1
33 Joe Frasson 2 0 0 0 0 508 17.50 17.0 0 1
34 Whitey Norman 2 0 0 0 0 235 18.00 17.5 0 1
35 Jack Smith 2 0 0 0 0 88 22.50 12.5 0 2
36 Kevin Housby 2 0 0 0 0 391 23.50 21.0 0 1
37 Bob England 2 0 0 0 0 124 28.50 25.5 0 2
38 Dean Dalton 2 0 0 0 0 23 34.50 28.5 0 2
39 Morgan Shepherd 2 0 0 0 0 263 41.00 29.0 0 2
40 Marvin Panch 1 0 1 1 43 359 3.00 2.0 0 0
41 Danny Weinberg 1 0 1 1 0 99 3.00 6.0 0 0
42 Sam Hawks 1 0 0 1 0 230 7.00 0 0
43 E.J. Trivette 1 0 0 1 0 237 8.00 16.0 0 0
44 Buckshot Jones 1 0 0 1 0 399 8.00 19.0 0 0
45 Pop McGinnis 1 0 0 1 0 123 8.00 0 0
46 Sonny Black 1 0 0 1 0 9.00 7.0 0 0
47 Tiny Lund 1 0 0 1 0 486 10.00 37.0 0 0
48 Chuck Hansen 1 0 0 1 0 162 10.00 13.0 0 0
49 James Hylton 1 0 0 0 0 115 11.00 22.0 0 0
50 Charlie Mincey 1 0 0 0 0 91 11.00 19.0 0 0
51 Jim Sills 1 0 0 0 0 76 11.00 23.0 0 0
52 Jimmy Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 145 12.00 7.0 0 0
53 Frankie Schneider 1 0 0 0 0 12.00 5.0 0 0
54 Jimmy Means 1 0 0 0 0 327 12.00 37.0 0 0
55 J.D. McDuffie 1 0 0 0 0 380 12.00 17.0 0 0
56 Dick Rathmann 1 0 0 0 0 148 13.00 0 1
57 Jess Nelson 1 0 0 0 0 88 15.00 18.0 0 0
58 Rick O'Dell 1 0 0 0 0 86 16.00 27.0 0 0
59 Frank Smith 1 0 0 0 0 144 16.00 0 0
60 Wendell Scott 1 0 0 0 0 297 17.00 27.0 0 0
61 Possum Jones 1 0 0 0 0 182 17.00 10.0 0 0
62 Ed Brown 1 0 0 0 0 52 17.00 17.0 0 0
63 Gary Matthews 1 0 0 0 0 138 17.00 34.0 0 0
64 Henley Gray 1 0 0 0 0 294 20.00 28.0 0 0
65 Dale Earnhardt 1 0 0 0 0 355 22.00 33.0 0 0
66 L.D. Austin 1 0 0 0 0 318 22.00 34.0 0 0
67 Joe Caspolich 1 0 0 0 0 85 22.00 36.0 0 0
68 Wayne Gillette 1 0 0 0 0 2 24.00 18.0 0 1
69 Dick Brooks 1 0 0 0 0 239 24.00 21.0 0 1
70 Wally Campbell 1 0 0 0 0 166 24.00 8.0 0 0
71 Rick McCray 1 0 0 0 0 66 26.00 25.0 0 1
72 Owen Loggins 1 0 0 0 0 0 28.00 28.0 0 1
73 D.K. Ulrich 1 0 0 0 0 46 28.00 23.0 0 1
74 Joel Stowe 1 0 0 0 0 14 29.00 30.0 0 1
75 Bill Holluck 1 0 0 0 0 29.00 26.0 0 0
76 Ron Keselowski 1 0 0 0 0 15 29.00 9.0 0 1
77 Clyde Palmer 1 0 0 0 0 16 29.00 0 1
78 Bruce Jacobi 1 0 0 0 0 117 30.00 35.0 0 1
79 Allen Franklin 1 0 0 0 0 5 30.00 25.0 0 1
80 Frank Warren 1 0 0 0 0 73 30.00 14.0 0 1
81 Don Satterfield 1 0 0 0 0 1 30.00 30.0 0 1
82 Hershel McGriff 1 0 0 0 0 37 30.00 0 1
83 Reds Kagle 1 0 0 0 0 23 32.00 14.0 0 1
84 Kirk Shelmerdine 1 0 0 0 0 2 33.00 32.0 0 1
85 Eddie Gray 1 0 0 0 0 160 34.00 24.0 0 1
86 John Soares Jr. 1 0 0 0 0 78 38.00 26.0 0 1
87 Skip Manning 1 0 0 0 0 59 38.00 28.0 0 1
88 Ed Normi 1 0 0 0 0 39 41.00 0 1
89 Banjo Matthews 1 0 0 0 0 41.00 1.0 1 0
90 Roland Stone 1 0 0 0 0 45.00 0 0
91 Bud Riley 1 0 0 0 0 89 45.00 16.0 0 1
92 Gene White 1 0 0 0 0 53.00 42.0 0 0
 
NASCAR Car #8 by Year
Year Driver Races Wins Top
5's
Top
10's
Avg.
Finish
Avg.
Start
Poles    
2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aric Almirola 7 0 0 0 32.86 28.9 0    
2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Mark Martin 24 0 4 11 13.33 11.5 0    
Aric Almirola 12 0 0 1 24.83 20.6 0    
2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 0 7 12 18.61 14.7 1    
2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 1 10 17 13.50 19.2 0    
2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 1 7 13 20.53 24.9 0    
2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 6 16 21 12.11 10.9 0    
2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 2 13 21 12.72 12.5 0    
2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 2 11 16 17.11 12.8 2    
2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 36 3 9 15 15.17 16.7 2    
2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 34 2 3 5 20.85 14.6 2    
1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. 5 0 0 1 21.40 14.4 0    
1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hut Stricklin 6 0 0 0 36.83 27.2 0    
Morgan Shepherd 2 0 0 0 41.00 29.0 0    
Buckshot Jones 1 0 0 1 8.00 19.0 0    
1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hut Stricklin 29 0 0 1 26.55 23.4 0    
1996 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Hut Stricklin 31 0 1 1 24.00 23.7 0    
1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Jeff Burton 29 0 1 2 25.17 23.8 0    
1994 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Jeff Burton 30 0 2 3 24.50 25.7 0    
1993 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Sterling Marlin 30 0 1 8 17.97 19.2 0    
1992 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dick Trickle 28 0 2 8 19.79 18.8 0    
Rick Wilson 1 0 0 0 23.00 38.0 0    
1991 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rick Wilson 29 0 0 0 23.03 22.5 0    
1990 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 29 0 1 4 19.79 23.7 0    
1989 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 28 0 1 7 17.50 25.4 0    
1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 29 0 1 7 15.31 23.8 0    
1987 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 29 0 1 4 19.83 20.0 0    
1986 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 29 1 4 14 14.79 18.1 0    
1985 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 28 0 0 5 17.79 19.7 0    
1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 16 0 0 0 23.56 21.5 0    
1983 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 11 0 0 0 20.73 29.0 0    
1982 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Hillin Jr. 5 0 0 0 22.40 27.6 0    
Dick Brooks 1 0 0 0 24.00 21.0 0    
1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dick May 1 0 0 0 19.00 33.0 0    
Bruce Jacobi 1 0 0 0 30.00 35.0 0    
Rick O'Dell 1 0 0 0 16.00 27.0 0    
Rick McCray 1 0 0 0 26.00 25.0 0    
Jimmy Means 1 0 0 0 12.00 37.0 0    
Joel Stowe 1 0 0 0 29.00 30.0 0    
Don Satterfield 1 0 0 0 30.00 30.0 0    
Kirk Shelmerdine 1 0 0 0 33.00 32.0 0    
1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Kevin Housby 2 0 0 0 23.50 21.0 0    
James Hylton 1 0 0 0 11.00 22.0 0    
1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 3 0 0 0 17.00 34.7 0    
1978 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 15 0 0 1 23.53 25.1 0    
Ferrel Harris 6 0 0 1 16.33 23.5 0    
Dick May 1 0 0 0 15.00 26.0 0    
Skip Manning 1 0 0 0 38.00 28.0 0    
1977 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 23 0 0 0 22.91 23.6 0    
1976 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 24 0 0 2 20.79 26.3 0    
Gary Matthews 1 0 0 0 17.00 34.0 0    
1975 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 21 0 0 4 19.10 25.8 0    
Dean Dalton 2 0 0 0 34.50 28.5 0    
Dale Earnhardt 1 0 0 0 22.00 33.0 0    
Dick May 1 0 0 0 35.00 25.0 0    
1974 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 25 0 0 0 21.68 25.6 0    
D.K. Ulrich 1 0 0 0 28.00 23.0 0    
1973 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 20 0 1 2 20.60 28.1 0    
1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Ed Negre 25 0 0 0 23.56 25.9 0    
Ron Keselowski 1 0 0 0 29.00 9.0 0    
1971 NASCAR Grand National Series Ed Negre 34 0 0 1 20.74 23.4 0    
John Soares Jr. 1 0 0 0 38.00 26.0 0    
1970 NASCAR Grand National Series Ed Negre 31 0 0 1 23.00 19.9 0    
Joe Frasson 2 0 0 0 17.50 17.0 0    
Bob England 1 0 0 0 13.00 15.0 0    
Henley Gray 1 0 0 0 20.00 28.0 0    
1969 NASCAR Grand National Series Ed Negre 26 0 0 4 20.54 19.1 0    
Vic Elford 2 0 0 0 11.00 24.5 0    
E.J. Trivette 1 0 0 1 8.00 16.0 0    
Frank Warren 1 0 0 0 30.00 14.0 0    
J.D. McDuffie 1 0 0 0 12.00 17.0 0    
Wayne Gillette 1 0 0 0 24.00 18.0 0    
Bob England 1 0 0 0 44.00 36.0 0    
Wendell Scott 1 0 0 0 17.00 27.0 0    
1968 NASCAR Grand National Series Ed Negre 24 0 0 1 21.17 20.8 0    
Jerry Oliver 1 0 0 0 28.00 39.0 0    
1967 NASCAR Grand National Series Ed Negre 11 0 0 0 23.36 22.4 0    
Jerry Oliver 1 0 0 0 11.00 32.0 0    
1966 NASCAR Grand National Series Jerry Oliver 1 0 0 0 20.00 40.0 0    
1965 NASCAR Grand National Series Dick Dixon 8 0 5 7 6.00 8.5 0    
Larry Manning 6 0 0 1 15.17 21.3 0    
1964 NASCAR Grand National Series Joe Weatherly 2 0 1 1 15.50 11.0 0    
1963 NASCAR Grand National Series Joe Weatherly 34 3 15 24 8.29 6.8 6    
1962 NASCAR Grand National Series Joe Weatherly 51 9 38 44 4.98 5.7 7    
1961 NASCAR Grand National Series Joe Weatherly 23 8 13 17 7.39 3.8 3    
Larry Thomas 2 0 0 0 15.50 16.0 0    
Clyde Palmer 1 0 0 0 29.00 0    
Allen Franklin 1 0 0 0 30.00 25.0 0    
1960 NASCAR Grand National Series Lennie Page 3 0 0 2 10.00 18.0 0    
Dick Dixon 2 0 0 0 32.00 32.0 0    
Joe Caspolich 1 0 0 0 22.00 36.0 0    
1959 NASCAR Grand National Series Johnny Allen 3 0 0 0 14.00 30.0 0    
Dave James 2 0 0 1 13.50 20.5 0    
Whitey Norman 2 0 0 0 18.00 17.5 0    
Jimmy Thompson 1 0 0 0 12.00 7.0 0    
1958 NASCAR Grand National Series Elmo Langley 7 0 1 3 17.71 21.7 0    
Emory Mahon 2 0 1 1 12.50 14.0 0    
Eddie Gray 1 0 0 0 34.00 24.0 0    
Jack Smith 1 0 0 0 28.00 8.0 0    
Danny Weinberg 1 0 1 1 3.00 6.0 0    
Possum Jones 1 0 0 0 17.00 10.0 0    
L.D. Austin 1 0 0 0 22.00 34.0 0    
1957 NASCAR Grand National Series Don Johns 2 0 0 1 15.50 24.0 0    
Ernie Young 2 0 1 1 12.50 13.5 0    
Tiny Lund 1 0 0 1 10.00 37.0 0    
Emory Mahon 1 0 0 0 23.00 6.0 0    
Banjo Matthews 1 0 0 0 41.00 1.0 1    
Reds Kagle 1 0 0 0 32.00 14.0 0    
Elmo Langley 1 0 0 0 11.00 19.0 0    
Ed Brown 1 0 0 0 17.00 17.0 0    
1956 NASCAR Grand National Series Jim Sills 1 0 0 0 11.00 23.0 0    
Marvin Panch 1 0 1 1 3.00 2.0 0    
Owen Loggins 1 0 0 0 28.00 28.0 0    
Gene White 1 0 0 0 53.00 42.0 0    
Jess Nelson 1 0 0 0 15.00 18.0 0    
Charlie Mincey 1 0 0 0 11.00 19.0 0    
1955 NASCAR Grand National Series Billy Carden 11 0 2 3 17.09 10.4 0    
Bud Harless 4 0 0 1 18.00 20.0 0    
Emory Mahon 2 0 0 1 13.50 14.0 0    
Chuck Hansen 1 0 0 1 10.00 13.0 0    
1954 NASCAR Grand National Series Bud Harless 3 0 0 0 18.33 0    
Gene Comstock 1 0 0 0 13.00 9.0 0    
Ed Normi 1 0 0 0 41.00 0    
Pop McGinnis 1 0 0 1 8.00 0    
Sam Hawks 1 0 0 1 7.00 0    
Frank Smith 1 0 0 0 16.00 0    
Dick Rathmann 1 0 0 0 13.00 0    
Hershel McGriff 1 0 0 0 30.00 0    
1953 NASCAR Grand National Series Gene Comstock 13 0 0 3 16.31 28.0 0    
Arden Mounts 3 0 0 0 22.67 22.0 0    
Frankie Schneider 1 0 0 0 12.00 5.0 0    
1952 NASCAR Grand National Series Gene Comstock 8 0 1 3 12.63 21.9 0    
Jack Smith 1 0 0 0 17.00 17.0 0    
1951 NASCAR Grand National Series Billy Carden 8 0 2 5 10.75 9.0 1    
Bill Holluck 1 0 0 0 29.00 26.0 0    
Bill Rexford 1 0 0 0 21.00 12.0 0    
Bud Riley 1 0 0 0 45.00 16.0 0    
Sonny Black 1 0 0 1 9.00 7.0 0    
1950 NASCAR Grand National Series Jack Holloway 2 0 0 2 8.50 14.0 0    
Dick Linder 2 0 0 1 11.00 0    
Bill Rexford 1 0 0 1 10.00 0    
Roland Stone 1 0 0 0 45.00 0    
1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Series Dick Linder 2 0 1 1 11.00 0    
Billy Carden 1 0 0 0 15.00 3.0 0    
Wally Campbell 1 0 0 0 24.00 8.0 0    
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