Once upon a time on the NASCAR landscape, there was only one intimidating driver in the sport. He was a master of mind games and a formidable threat at every track he visited. He was often imitated, but never duplicated.
His name was Dale Earnhardt, Sr.
In the years since his passing the landscape of the sport has been largely changed. While old faces have left the building, new personalities have arrived to take what is rightfully theirs.
However, while making their marks there has been a small crop of drivers who have been able to take the art of intimidation and make it into a weapon that they can use on their own accord.
Here are the five most intimidating drivers in NASCAR.
The criteria needed to make this list is simple: Have the ability to make your fellow drivers nervous in one way or another.