While you don't see a lot of drivers on the track with numbers over 75, sometimes you will see one or two near the front of the field. Just a couple seasons ago, we saw No. 99 tie for the Sprint Cup Championship on points before losing on a tiebreaker.
We've seen the No. 88 car wheel into Victory Lane a few times over the years, including the Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400. So, there is no truth to the notion that larger numbers slow the car down.
Let's look at the best drivers to ever run the biggest numbers, shall we?