Richard Petty vs Earnhardt Sr. Who would win more in a rivalry?
- 6 years agoFavorite Answer
no contest, king Richard
petty - 200 wins, 7 daytona 500 wins, 1,184 races run over 35 years, 27 wins in one season including 10 in a row, over 700 top ten finishes, 1,185 starts, 513 consecutive starts
Earnhardt - 76 wins, 7 daytona 500 wins, 676 races run over 27 year(s)
"winning a record 200 races during his career, winning the Daytona 500 a record seven times, and winning a record 27 races (ten of them consecutively) in the 1967 season alone. ... Statistically he is the greatest driver the sport has ever seen and is one of the most respected figures in motorsports as a whole. ... over 700 top-ten finishes in his 1,185 starts, including 513 consecutive starts from 1971–1989. ... inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Hall in 2010."
"... one of the best NASCAR drivers of all time, Earnhardt won a total of 76 races over the course of his career, including one Daytona 500 victory in 1998. He earned 7 NASCAR Winston Cup Championships, which is tied for the most all time with Richard Petty. ..."
- Anonymous6 years ago
- 6 years ago
Petty won alot of races back before it was really competitive. Dale was just a monster.
If they both had identical cars it would be a toss up really, they were both great.
But if It was out of a 100 races I'd give Dale 65 wins to Pettys 35.