Season Driver Owner(s) No.(s) Man.(s) St P Ws TT Pts Gap Driver Total Seasons Wins
Chase for the Cup playoff winners Richard Petty 7 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979 200
2020 Chase Elliott Rick Hendrick 9 Chevrolet 36 1 5 22 5,040 5 Dale Earnhardt 1980, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994 76
2019 Kyle Busch (2) Joe Gibbs 18 Toyota 36 1 5 27 5,040 5 Jimmie Johnson 6 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 75
2018 Joey Logano Roger Penske 22 Ford 36 1 3 26 5,040 5 Jeff Gordon 4 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001 93
2017 Martin Truex Jr. Barney Visser 78 Toyota 36 3 8 26 5,040 5 Lee Petty 3 1954, 1958, 1959 54
2016 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 1 5 16 5,040 3 David Pearson 1966, 1968, 1969 105
2015 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs 18 Toyota 25 1 5 16 5,043 1 Cale Yarborough 1976, 1977, 1978 83
2014 Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing 4 Chevrolet 36 8 5 20 5,043 1 Darrell Waltrip 1981, 1982, 1985 84
Sprint Cup Series (2008-Present) Tony Stewart 2002, 2005, 2011 48
2013 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 4 6 24 2,419 19 Herb Thomas 2 1951, 1953 48
2012 Brad Keselowski Roger Penske 2 Dodge 36 0 5 23 2,400 39 Tim Flock 1952, 1955 39
2011 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing 14 Chevrolet 36 1 5 19 2,403 1 Buck Baker 1956, 1957 46
2010 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 2 6 23 6,622 39 Joe Weatherly 1962, 1963 25
2009 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 4 7 24 6,652 141 Ned Jarrett 1961, 1965 50
2008 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 6 7 22 6,684 69 Terry Labonte 1984, 1996 22
Chase for the Cup winners Red Byron 1 1949 2
NEXTEL Cup Series (2004-2007) Bill Rexford 1950 1
2007 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 4 10 24 6,723 77 Rex White 1960 28
2006 Jimmie Johnson Rick Hendrick 48 Chevrolet 36 1 5 24 6,475 56 Bobby Isaac 1970 37
2005 Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs 20 Chevrolet 36 3 5 25 6,533 35 Benny Parsons 1973 21
2004 Kurt Busch Jack Roush 97 Ford 36 1 3 21 6,506 8 Bobby Allison 1983 84
Winston Cup Series (1971-2003) Bill Elliott 1988 44
2003 Matt Kenseth Jack Roush 17 Ford 36 0 1 25 5,022 90 Rusty Wallace 1989 55
2002 Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs 20 Pontiac 36 2 3 21 4,800 38 Alan Kulwicki 1992 5
2001 Jeff Gordon Rick Hendrick 24 Chevrolet 36 6 6 24 5,112 349 Dale Jarrett 1999 32
2000 Bobby Labonte Joe Gibbs 18 Pontiac 34 2 4 24 5,130 265 Bobby Labonte 2000 21
1999 Dale Jarrett Robert Yates 88 Ford 34 0 4 29 5,262 201 Matt Kenseth 2003 36
1998 Jeff Gordon Rick Hendrick 24 Chevrolet 33 7 13 28 5,328 364 Kurt Busch 2004 27
1997 Jeff Gordon Rick Hendrick 24 Chevrolet 32 1 10 23 4,710 14 Brad Keselowski 2012 17
1996 Terry Labonte Rick Hendrick 5 Chevrolet 31 4 2 24 4,657 37 Kevin Harvick 2014 31
1995 Jeff Gordon Rick Hendrick 24 Chevrolet 31 8 7 23 4,614 34 Kyle Busch (2) 2015, 2019 34
1994 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress 3 Chevrolet 31 2 4 25 4,694 444 Martin Truex Jr. 2017 15
1993 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress 3 Chevrolet 30 2 6 21 4,526 80 Joey Logano 2018  
1992 Alan Kulwicki 7 Ford 29 6 2 17 4,078 10
1991 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress 3 Chevrolet 29 0 4 21 4,287 195
1990 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress 3 Chevrolet 29 4 9 23 4,430 26
1989 Rusty Wallace Raymond Beadle 27 Pontiac 29 4 6 20 4,176 12
1988 Bill Elliott Harry Melling 9 Ford 29 6 6 22 4,488 24
1987 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress 3 Chevrolet 29 1 11 24 4,696 489
1986 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress 3 Chevrolet 29 1 5 23 4,468 288
1985 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson 11 Chevrolet 28 4 3 21 4,292 101
1984 Terry Labonte Billy Hagan 44 Chevrolet 30 2 2 24 4,508 65
1983 Bobby Allison Bill Gardner 22 Chevrolet 30 0 6 25 4,667 47
Buick
1982 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson 11 Buick 30 7 12 20 4,489 72
1981 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson 11 Chevrolet 31 11 12 25 4,880 53
Buick
1980 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund 2 Chevrolet 31 0 5 24 4,661 19
Oldsmobile
1979 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 43 Chevrolet 31 1 5 27 4,830 11
Oldsmobile
1978 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson 11 Oldsmobile 30 8 10 24 4,841 474
1977 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson 11 Chevrolet 30 3 9 27 5,000 386
1976 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson 11 Chevrolet 30 2 9 23 4,644 195
1975 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 43 Dodge 30 3 13 24 4,783 722
1974 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 43 Dodge 30 7 10 23 5,037.75 567.45
1973 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt 72 Chevrolet 28 0 1 21 7,173.8 67.15
Mercury
1972 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 43 Dodge 31 3 8 28 8,701.4 127.9
Plymouth
1971 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 43 Plymouth 46 9 21 41 4,435 364
Grand National Series (1950-70)
1970 Bobby Isaac Nord Krauskopf 71 Dodge 47 13 11 38 3,911 51
1969 David Pearson Holman Moody 17 Ford 51 13 11 44 4,170 357
1968 David Pearson Holman Moody 17 Ford 48 12 16 38 3,499 126
Roy Trantham 84
1967 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 43 Plymouth 48 18 27 40 42,472 6,028
1966 David Pearson Cotton Owens 6 Dodge 42 7 15 33 35,638 1,950
1965 Ned Jarrett Bondy Long 11 Ford 54 9 13 45 38,824 3,034
Jabe Thomas 25
1964 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises 41 Plymouth 61 8 9 43 40,252 5,302
42
43
1963 Joe Weatherly Bud Moore 8 Mercury 53 6 3 35 33,398 2,228
Pontiac
Floyd Powell 17 Pontiac
Pete Stewart 57
Cliff Stewart 2
Possum Jones 5
Worth McMillion 83
Major Melton 88 Chrysler
Petty Enterprises 41 Plymouth
Wade Younts 36 Dodge
361
1962 Joe Weatherly Bud Moore 8 Pontiac 52 7 9 45 30,836 2,396
Fred Harb 17 Ford
1961 Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett 11 Ford 46 4 1 34 27,272 830
B.G. Holloway Chevrolet
1960 Rex White Rex White 4 Chevrolet 40 3 6 35 21,164 3,936
L.D. Austin 74
Beau Morgan 15 Ford
Scotty Cain 41
1959 Lee Petty Petty Enterprises 42 Oldsmobile 42 2 11 35 11,792 1,830
43 Plymouth
1958 Lee Petty Petty Enterprises 42 Oldsmobile 50 4 7 43 12,232 644
1957 Buck Baker Buck Baker 87 Chevrolet 40 6 10 38 10,716 760
Hugh Babb
1956 Buck Baker Carl Kiekhaefer 0 Chrysler 48 12 14 39 9,272 704
87 Dodge
300
300C
301
500B
502
James Satcher 87 Ford
John Whitford 31
1955 Tim Flock Carl Kiekhaefer 300 Chrysler 39 18 18 33 9,596 1,508
301
Hubert Westmoreland 2 Chevrolet
1954 Lee Petty Petty Enterprises 42 Chrysler 34 3 7 32 8,649 283
Dodge
Gary Drake 100 Oldsmobile
1953 Herb Thomas 92 Hudson 37 12 12 31 8,460 646
1952 Tim Flock Ted Chester 91 Hudson 33 4 8 25 6,858.5 106
1951 Herb Thomas Herb Thomas 92 Plymouth 34 4 7 18 4,208.45 146.2
Marshall Teague 6 Hudson
Leonard Tippett 99 Oldsmobile
Hubert Westmoreland 2
1950 Bill Rexford Julian Buesink 8 Oldsmobile 17 0 1 11 1,959 110.5
20
59
60
62
80
Strictly Stock
1949 Red Byron Raymond Parks 22 Oldsmobile 6 1 2 4 842.5 117.5