NASCAR: 5 Former Stars We Want to See Make a Comeback

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NASCAR: 5 Former Stars We Want to See Make a Comeback
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Two of the five former stars we'd love to see make a big comeback in the Sprint Cup Series are Jeff Burton (left) and Bobby Labonte.

One of the big lures for fans who participate in fantasy sports leagues is the ability to put together their own team of players, regardless of which teams those players play for in real life.

There are even fantasy racing leagues for NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA drag racing and the World of Outlaws.

While most fantasy teams are comprised of some of the best current-day players or drivers, there's something to be said about building a roster and including some former greats who are still around, but have lost a step or two … or even more.

Even more fun would be to see some of those former greats return to prominence and the spotlight again.

After going through all the drivers who have competed this season either full- or part-time, we've come up with our list of five former stars we'd love to see make big comebacks in their careers.

Obviously, in most instances, given a driver's age or diminishing talent due to age, it's unlikely we'd see them suddenly come back next season and be title contenders.

Still, it's fun to dream. Here's five guys that I'm sure their fans would love to dream about being back in competitive rides and battling for the championship.

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