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Total NASCAR Cup Series Incidents (1988-Present)

Here is a breakdown of drivers who have been involved in incidents in the NASCAR Cup Series (1988-present).

Updated: October 4, 2020

After the 2020 YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Race 31 of 36.

DriverStartsIncidentsIncidents Per Start
Kurt Busch7152260.316
Michael Waltrip7222210.306
Bobby Labonte7291830.251
Ryan Newman6841830.268
Jimmie Johnson6811800.264
Kyle Busch5651690.299
Jimmy Spencer4781640.343
Kasey Kahne5291600.302
Dale Earnhardt Jr.6311580.250
Jamie McMurray5831570.269
Joe Nemechek6741540.228
Robby Gordon3961500.379
Matt Kenseth6921490.215
Dale Jarrett6401470.230
Sterling Marlin6451470.228
Martin Truex Jr.5441470.270
Ken Schrader6721440.214
Jeff Burton6951380.199
Mark Martin8251380.167
Tony Stewart6181370.222
Denny Hamlin5371330.248
Clint Bowyer5361320.246
David Ragan4711310.278
Jeff Gordon8051300.161
Derrike Cope4051280.316
John Andretti3931280.326
Dave Blaney4731270.268
Ricky Rudd6121250.204
Casey Mears4891230.252
Kyle Petty5671210.213
Elliott Sadler4361200.275
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.2871190.415
Kevin Harvick7131160.163
Joey Logano4301160.270
Brad Keselowski4081140.279
Paul Menard4711080.229
Brian Vickers3231060.328
Greg Biffle5031060.211
Rusty Wallace5811050.181
Brett Bodine4041020.252
Geoffrey Bodine3671020.278
AJ Allmendinger3711010.272
Ernie Irvan3121000.321
Dick Trickle287950.331
David Gilliland333930.279
Jeremy Mayfield433930.215
Carl Edwards445920.207
Ward Burton375910.243
Hut Stricklin325890.274
Aric Almirola347890.256
Terry Labonte616880.143
Lake Speed243870.358
Danica Patrick191830.435
Juan Pablo Montoya255820.322
Mike Skinner273820.300
Todd Bodine241820.340
Robert Pressley205810.395
Sam Hornish Jr.167810.485
Kyle Larson223800.359
Rick Mast364760.209
Reed Sorenson344760.221
Jeff Green270750.278
Bill Elliott567740.131
Kenny Wallace344740.215
Marcos Ambrose227740.326
Trevor Bayne187740.396
Jerry Nadeau177720.407
Austin Dillon259720.278
David Stremme205690.337
Ricky Craven278690.248
Greg Sacks185670.362
Morgan Shepherd333670.201
Bobby Hamilton371660.178
Dave Marcis309660.214
Michael McDowell352660.188
JJ Yeley320650.203
Travis Kvapil236640.271
Chad Little213610.286
Dale Earnhardt402610.152
Regan Smith224600.268
Johnny Benson Jr.274590.215
David Reutimann235580.247
Mike Wallace195580.297
Richard Petty141570.404
Ted Musgrave305570.187
Bobby Hillin Jr.215560.261
Steve Park183550.301
Alex Bowman184550.299
Harry Gant199530.266
Darrell Waltrip382520.136
Landon Cassill324510.157
Ryan Blaney189510.270
Rick Wilson145500.345
Scott Riggs208500.240
Erik Jones142500.352
Chris Buescher181480.265
Alan Kulwicki150450.300
Mike Bliss179450.251
Chase Elliott180450.250
Davey Allison161430.267
Wally Dallenbach Jr.226420.186
Matt DiBenedetto207380.184
Tony Raines180370.206
Ty Dillon157370.236
Steve Grissom151350.232
Brendan Gaughan67350.522
Phil Parsons101340.336
Bubba Wallace107340.318
Daniel Suarez138330.239
Kevin Lepage201320.159
William Byron103320.311
Michael Annett106310.292
Scott Wimmer111310.279
Kenny Irwin Jr.87300.345
Corey LaJoie124300.242
Brian Scott53290.547
Ryan Preece72290.403
Justin Allgaier77260.338
Cole Whitt122250.205
Scott Speed118250.212
Johnny Sauter85240.282
Jeff Purvis50230.460
Jeffrey Earnhardt76230.303
John Hunter Nemechek34230.676
Jimmy Hensley76220.289
Rich Bickle85220.259
Jimmy Means136210.154
Joe Ruttman67210.313
Gary Bradberry47200.426
Jason Leffler73200.274
Josh Wise156200.128
Loy Allen Jr.48200.417
Rob Moroso29200.690
Scott Pruett40200.500
Randy LaJoie42190.452
Buckshot Jones46180.391
Hermie Sadler65180.277
Jack Sprague24180.750
Larry Pearson51180.353
Joey Gase70180.257
Boris Said52170.327
Christopher Bell31180.581
Casey Atwood75160.213
Stacy Compton89160.180
Tyler Reddick33150.455
Chuck Bown30140.467
David Green78140.179
Jeb Burton33140.424
Jimmy Horton45140.311
Patrick Carpentier42140.333
Andy Lally38130.342
Daniel Hemric38130.342
Elton Sawyer29130.448
Bobby Hamilton Jr.64120.188
Eddie Bierschwale48120.250
Gray Gaulding58120.207
Andy Houston22110.500
Brett Moffitt45110.244
Jim Sauter50110.220
Ron Hornaday Jr.46110.239
Ross Chastain79110.139
Ken Bouchard32100.313
Larry Foyt23100.435
Neil Bonnett60100.167
Stanton Barrett25100.400
Christian Fittipaldi1690.563
Matt Tifft3290.281
Mickey Gibbs3690.250
Phil Barkdoll1690.562
Stanley Smith2890.321
Butch Miller3680.222
Carl Long2680.308
Max Papis3680.222
Ryan Truex2680.308
Alex Kennedy2270.318
Billy Standridge2370.304
BJ McLeod5770.123
Ken Ragan1270.583
Parker Kligerman2870.250
PJ Jones3370.212
Quin Houff4870.146
Cole Custer3470.206
Dave Mader III1060.600
Ed Berrier1960.316
Jeff Fuller1460.429
Kevin Conway2860.214
Mike Alexander2460.250
Mike Chase1360.462
Robert Richardson Jr.960.667
Rodney Combs3360.182
Andy Hillenburg1650.312
Dario Franchitti1050.500
Dick Johnson750.714
DJ Kennington1650.312
Jack Pennington1650.313
Jerry O'Neil1650.313
Todd Kluever451.250
Brennan Poole2950.172
Benny Parsons2740.148
Bill Schmitt1140.364
Brent Sherman640.667
Buddy Baker1740.235
Cale Yarborough1040.400
Chad McCumbee1040.400
David Starr1040.400
Davy Jones740.571
Jim Bown1040.400
Kerry Earnhardt740.571
Lance Hooper940.444
Shawna Robinson840.500
Stan Barrett540.800
Stuart Kirby1040.400
Timmy Hill12240.033
Tom Hubert1140.364
Garrett Smithley4040.100
Cody Ware2340.174
James Davison1140.364
AJ Foyt1930.158
Ben Hess1230.250
Brandon Ash730.429
Brian Simo730.429
Chad Chaffin1430.214
Charlie Glotzbach1030.300
JD McDuffie2230.136
Jeff Davis331.000
Justin Haley530.600
Kerry Teague530.600
Marc Goossens231.500
Steve Kinser530.600
Troy Beebe530.600
Bayley Currey1120.181
Bob Schacht1820.111
Bobby Allison1320.154
Brad Noffsinger1720.118
Brad Teague1420.143
Butch Gilliland920.222
Charlie Baker620.333
Dan Pardus122.000
Dorsey Schroeder920.222
Dylan Lupton420.500
Ed Ferree320.667
Erik Darnell920.222
Grant Adcox320.667
HB Bailey1820.111
Hershel McGriff920.222
Hideo Fukuyama420.500
Jeff Krough221.000
John Krebs1020.200
Kyle Fowler221.000
Pancho Carter420.500
Ray Black Jr.420.500
Ron Fellows2520.080
Ronnie Sanders122.000
Ryan Sieg620.333
Sammy Swindell122.000
Shane Hmiel720.286
Tanner Berryhill221.000
Tim Steele520.400
Tommy Kendall1320.154
TW Taylor420.500
Victor Gonzalez Jr.221.000
Al Unser Jr.111.000
Allan Grice111.000
Austin Cameron210.500
Austin Theriault510.200
Bill Meacham310.333
Bill Sedgwick1010.100
Bill Venturini710.143
Blake Jones410.250
Blake Koch610.167
Brian Keselowski310.333
Chad Finchum111.000
Clay Young310.333
Connie Saylor210.500
Curtis Markham111.000
Dana Patten410.250
Delma Cowart310.333
Dennis Setzer810.125
Dirk Stephens210.500
Doug George210.500
Ed Pimm210.500
Frank Kimmel710.143
Gary Balough310.333
Gary Collins410.250
Geoff Brabham111.000
Harrison Rhodes610.167
Irv Hoerr610.167
Jack Sellers210.500
Jacques Villeneuve410.250
Jeff McClure111.000
Jesse Little210.500
Jocko Maggiacomo310.333
Joe Booher111.000
John McFadden710.143
Johnny Chapman111.000
Johnny Rutherford111.000
Jon Wood410.250
Jorge Goeters111.000
Kevin Swindell111.000
Kim Campbell111.000
Kirk Shelmerdine2510.040
Kyle Weatherman1110.090
Mark Gibson111.000
Mark Reed210.500
Mark Thompson310.333
Matt Crafton210.500
Mike Dillon111.000
Mike Potter1810.056
Patty Moise410.250
Paulie Harraka111.000
Randy Baker510.200
Rick Jeffrey610.167
Ritchie Petty410.250
RK Smith210.500
Ron Esau610.167
Roy Smith410.250
Ruben Smith210.500
Ryan Ellis510.200
Sarel Van Der Merwe111.000
Shane Hall111.000
Spencer Boyd310.333
Stephen Leicht1810.056
Steve Moore310.333
Ted Kennedy111.000
Terry Byers510.200
Tommy Riggins410.250
Tomy Drissi510.200
Tracy Leslie510.200
Adam Petty100.000
Alon Day200.000
Andrew Ranger100.000
Andy Belmont1200.000
Andy Pilgrim100.000
Andy Seuss100.000
Anthony Lazzaro200.000
Bill Flowers100.000
Bill Ingram100.000
Bill Lester200.000
Billy Johnson100.000
Bob Keselowski100.000
Bobby Gerhart700.000
Brad Coleman100.000
Brandon Whitt100.000
Brent Kaeding100.000
Brian Ross200.000
Butch Leitzinger400.000
Chad Blount400.000
Chris Cook500.000
Clay Rogers200.000
Dan Brassfield300.000
Dan Obrist100.000
Danny Sullivan100.000
Dave Pletcher100.000
David Mayhew100.000
David Murry100.000
David Simko100.000
David Sosebee200.000
Denny Wilson100.000
Derek White100.000
Dexter Bean100.000
DK Ulrich200.000
Donnie Allison100.000
Drew Herring100.000
Eddie MacDonald300.000
Edward Cooper200.000
Eric McClure200.000
Ernie Cope100.000
Freddie Crawford100.000
Gary Brooks100.000
Gary Klutt100.000
Gary Wright100.000
Graham Taylor300.000
Hank Parker Jr.100.000
Jack Ely100.000
James Hylton1700.000
Jan Magnussen100.000
Jason Hedlesky100.000
Jason Jarrett200.000
Jason Keller200.000
Jason Small100.000
Jason White200.000
Jay Hedgecock300.000
Jay Sauter200.000
Jay Sommers100.000
Jerry Hill800.000
Jerry Hufflin100.000
Jerry Robertson100.000
Jim Derhaag100.000
Jim Inglebright200.000
Joe Bessey100.000
Joe McCarthy100
Joe Varde100.000
John Alexander100.000
John Paul Jr.200.000
Johnny Miller300.000
Josh Bilicki3000.000
JT Hayes100.000
Justin Marks600.000
Keith Van Houten100.000
Kelly Bires300.000
Ken Pedersen100.000
Kevin O'Connell100.000
Klaus Graf100.000
Larry Gunselman700.000
Larry Moyer100.000
Lee Falk300.000
Lee Raymond100.000
Lennie Pond200.000
Mario Gosselin200.000
Mark Stahl1000.000
Mattia Ekstrom200.000
Michael Ritch100.000
Mike Garvey1300.000
Mike McLaughlin200.000
Mike Miller100.000
Mike Olsen100.000
Norm Benning400.000
Oma Kimbrough300.000
Owen Kelly100.000
Patrick Long100.000
Philip Duffie300.000
Ralph Jones100.000
Randy MacDonald500.000
Randy Porter200.000
Randy Renfrow100.000
Rich Woodland Jr.200.000
Rick Carelli900.000
Rick Hendrick100.000
Rick McCray200.000
Rick Ware100.000
Robert Sprague100.000
Ron Barfield Jr.100.000
Ronnie Thomas100.000
Ryan Reed100.000
Scott Gaylord400.000
Scott Lagasse200.000
Scott Sharp100.000
Sean Woodside100.000
Spencer Gallagher100.000
Stan Fox200.000
Steve Perry100.000
Steve Wallace100.000
Ted Christopher600.000
Ted Thomas100.000
Terry Cook300.000
Terry Fisher400.000
Terry Petris100.000
Tim Fedewa100.000
Tim Sauter200.000
Timothy Peters100.000
TJ Bell1100.000
Tom Rotsell100.000
Tommie Crozier200.000
Tommy Ellis800.000
Tommy Regan100.000
Tony Ave200.000
Trevor Boys400.000
Wayne Anderson100.000
Wayne Jacks100.000
Will Kimmel200.000
Kaz Grala100.000

*This stat is compiled using official NASCAR race results caution information, Racing-Reference.info as well as watching replays of races to notice incidents that may not have caused a caution (for instance: pit road collisions, last laps crashes, etc.).

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