The history of NASCAR is something that has been well documented over the years.
The cars, drivers, teams, and owners have all been covered extensively throughout their careers. Whether it be by wins or number of championships, athletes will always be ranked. Why should NASCAR drivers be any different?
No matter what anyone tells you, NASCAR drivers are indeed athletes, and if you don't believe so, check out Carl Edwards' ESPN The Magazine cover.
The top drivers might be debatable, but we should also recognize the other truly great drivers over the long history of NASCAR.