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NASCAR drivers are fearless yet highly skilled and trained. To become a NASCAR driver, you have to work your way up through the smaller tracks and prove your skills in a variety of tests. See what it takes to make it to the top and stay there.

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Alan Kulwicki

Alan Kulwicki produced NASCAR's most unlikely championship run in the 1992 season. He overcame the greatest late­season deficit in history, and along the way gave hope to every small-time operator in NASCAR.


Michael McDowell

 Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Michael McDowell at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Mike Wallace

 Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Mike Wallace at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Ted Musgrave

 Ted Musgrave

Ted Musgrave exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Ted Musgrave at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Michael Waltrip

 Michael Waltrip

Michael Waltrip exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Michael Waltrip at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Terry Cook

 Terry Cook

Terry Cook exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Terry Cook at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Phillip McGilton

 Phillip McGilton

Phillip McGilton exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Phillip McGilton at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Todd Bodine

 Todd Bodine

Todd Bodine exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Todd Bodine at HowStuffWorks. See more »

AJ Allmendinger

 AJ Allmendinger

AJ Allmendinger exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of AJ Allmendinger at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Dave Blaney

 Dave Blaney

Dave Blaney exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of Dave Blaney at HowStuffWorks. See more »

David Stremme

 David Stremme

David Stremme exploded onto the NASCAR scene while racing for Toyota. Learn all about the career of David Stremme at HowStuffWorks. See more »