The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has had many great champions represent the sport, from Dale Earnhardt to Richard Petty, Jeff Gordon, and Jimmie Johnson.
A driver lucky enough to win a points championship is put on a higher plateau because, in the eyes of the fans, they have won it all.
Now folks may deem the chase as a horrible way to determine a champion, but you still have to be great to win a championship in today's current system.
No matter what, if you win a points title, you will go down as one of the greatest in the sport.
However, there have been a lot of unlikely drivers to win a championship in the sport—guys like Bobby Labonte, Terry Labonte, Alan Kulwicki, and Matt Kenseth.
This list presents the top five drivers who have never won this championship on the highest level in all of stock car racing.
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