1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Standings

Young Jeff Gordon took the points lead in the 16th race of the 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup season at Loudon, NH, in July and held off a gallant rally by Dale Earnhardt to win the 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup champ­ionship. The 24-year-old Gordon became the second-youngest winner of NASCAR's crown.

1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon
1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon

With six races remaining, Gordon led Earnhardt by a hefty 309-point margin. With a strong late-season charge, The Intimidator sliced the deficit by large chunks each week. When the checkered flag fell on the season, Earnhardt was only 34 points behind.

Gordon won seven races during his championship run. Earnhardt won five events, including two of the final six, as he made a stab to overtake the emerging NASCAR star. Daytona 500 winner Sterling Marlin finished third in the final tally with three victories to his credit.

Review the other drivers' final stats with our 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup standings chart below.

1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Standings

RankDriver
Points
Wins
Earnings
1 Jeff Gordon
4,614 7 $4,347,343
2 Dale Earnhardt
4,580 5 3,154,241
3 Sterling Marlin
4,361 3 2,253,502
4 Mark Martin
4,320 4 1,893,519
5 Rusty Wallace
4,240 2 1,642,837
6 Terry Labonte
4,146 3 1,558,659
7 Ted Musgrave
3,949 0 1,147,445
8 Bill Elliott
3,746 0 996,816
9 Ricky Rudd
3,734 1 1,337,703
10 Bobby Labonte
3,718 3 1,413,682
11 Morgan Shepherd
3,618 0 966,374
12 Michael Waltrip
3,601 0 898,338
13 Dale Jarrett
3,584 1 1,363,158
14 Bobby Hamilton
3,576 0 804,505
15 Derrike Cope
3,384 0 683,075
16 Geoff Bodine
3,357 0 1,011,090
17 Ken Schrader
3,221 0 886,566
18 John Andretti
3,140 0 593,542
19 Darrell Waltrip
3,078 0 850,632
20 Brett Bodine
2,988 0 893,029
21 Rick Mast
2,984 0 749,550
22 Ward Burton
2,926 1 634,655
23 Lake Speed
2,921 0 529,435
24
Ricky Craven
2,883
0
597,054
25 Dick Trickle
2,875 0 694,920
26 Jimmy Spencer
2,809 0 507,210
27 Steve Grissom
2,757 0 428,925
29 Robert Pressley
2,663 0 698,425
30 Kyle Petty
2,638 1 698,875
31 Jeremy Mayfield
2,637 0 436,805
32 Jeff Burton
2,556 0 630,770
33 Todd Bodine
2,372 0 664,620
34 Mike Wallace
2,178 0 428,006
35 Dave Marcis
2,126 0 337,853
36 Hut Stricklin
2082 0 486,065
37 Bobby Hillin, Jr.
1,686 0 244,270
38 Elton Sawyer
1,499 0 416,490
39 Greg Sacks
1,349 0 323,720
40 Randy LaJoie
1,133 0 281,945
41 Loy Allen, Jr.
890 0 186,670
42 Kenny Wallace
878 0 151,700
43 Chuck Brown
618 0 99,995
44 Jimmy Hensley
558 0 161,025
45 Rich Bickle
538 0 153,250
46 Davy Jones
520 0 109,925
47 Jeff Purvis
391 0 93,875
48 Ernie Irvan
354 0 54,875
49 Steve Kinser
287 0 105,224
50 Wally Dallenbach, Jr.
221 0 63,900

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