Photo Credit: Mike's Decals

By Zane Miller

50- Geoff Bodine

Photo Credit: NASCAR

Bodine earned four top fives and 10 top 10's in 24 race-long campaign during the 1982 season, one of the drivers with the fewest starts to make an appearance on this list.

Last Ran: 2023 EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix (Conor Daly)

Total Wins: 0

51- Gober Sosebee

Photo Credit: eBay

One of my personal favorite NASCAR driver names, Sosebee ran the 51 part-time from 1950-55, getting two wins, 16 top fives and 26 top 10's in the process.

First Win: 1952 Hayloft Speedway race (Gober Sosebee)

Last Win: 1954 Central City Speedway race #2 (Gober Sosebee)

Currently Used by: Justin Haley

Total Wins: 2

52- Jimmy Means

Photo Credit: LegendsofNASCAR

Means had by far the most starts in the 52 car with 446 races in his self-owned ride from 1976-93, although with just 17 top 10's along the way.

First Win: 1951 Thompson Speedway race (Neil Cole)

Last Win: 1974 Old Dominion 500 (Earl Ross)

Last Ran: 2021 Cup Series Championship Race (Josh Bilicki)

Total Wins: 2

53- Jimmy Helms

Photo Credit: Dr. John Craft Collection

Another Jimmy finds his way on the list, as Helms ran the 53 car to four top 10's in 60 starts from 1965-66.

First and Only Win: 1961 Atlanta 500 (Bob Burdick)

Last Ran: 2021 Cup Series Championship Race (Joey Gase)

Total Wins: 1

54- Jimmy Pardue

Photo Credit: Find A Grave

Yet another Jimmy comes aboard the list, this time for the 54, as Pardue earned two wins, 27 top fives and 78 top 10's in 177 races from 1960-64 before he would tragically be killed in a tire testing crash at Charlotte Motor Speedway late in the 1964 season.

First Win: 1962 Southside Speedway race #2 (Jimmy Pardue)

Last Win: 1978 Talladega 500 (Lennie Pond)

Currently Used by: Ty Gibbs

Total Wins: 3

55- Tiny Lund

Photo Credit: Randy Ayers' Nascar Modeling Center

Lund earned four wins, 24 top fives and 48 top 10's in 119 races in the 55, from a part-time schedule from 1956-58 before leaving and returning for a few starts in 1964 and then moving full-time in 1965-67, before splitting again and returning part-time once more from 1970-73.

First Win: 1955 Hickory Speedway race (Junior Johnson)

Last Win: 2013 Camping World RV Sales 301 (Brian Vickers)

Last Ran: 2022 GEICO 500 (JJ Yeley)

Total Wins: 13

56- Martin Truex Jr.

Photo Credit: Zimbio

Truex had one win, 18 top fives and 53 top 10's in 144 races in the 56 car from 2010-13 before a points manipulation scandal during the '13 season led to his sponsor leaving and the car being shut down at the end of the year.

First Win: 1966 Atlanta 500 (Jim Hurtubise)

Last Win: 2013 Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Martin Truex Jr.)

Last Ran: 2013 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Martin Truex Jr.)

Total Wins: 2

57- Hut Stricklin

Photo Credit: Mike's Decals

Ketchup, anyone? Stricklin ran the 57 throughout the 1989 season, getting one top five and four top 10's in 27 races.

Last Ran: 2003 GFS Marketplace 400 (Kevin Lepage)

Total Wins: 0

58- Johnny Patterson

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Patterson had four top fives and five top 10's in the 58 machine in 20 races running a limited schedule from 1952-54.

First and Only Win: 1962 Myers Brothers 200 (Johnny Allen)

Last Ran: 1999 NAPA AutoCare 500 (Hut Stricklin)

Total Wins: 1

59- Tom Pistone

Photo Credit: Midwest Racing Archives

Pistone grabbed two wins, 23 top fives and 41 top 10's in 95 races with the 59 car from 1959 to the first few races of '61, then taking a break and returning for 1965-66.

First Win: 1950 Winchester Speedway race (Lloyd Moore)

Last Win: 1959 Richmond 200 (Tom Pistone)

Last Ran: 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 (Michael McDowell)

Total Wins: 3