NASCAR fans are perhaps the most loyal fans in sports when it comes to their drivers. There is a variety of personalities in the elite series that runs the gamut from highly controversial to easygoing and charismatic.
Some fans may be drawn to a driver who is tough and has an an old-school style of driving. Others like the modern-era driver who says all the right things and also finds the way to Victory Lane.
Just as in a cross section of any group of people, Cup drivers are no different with their flaws, which often become as apparent as their accomplishments.
This slideshow will highlight drivers who fans most easily gravitate to, regardless of their record of wins and series titles, and why they do.