NASCAR's 10 Most Controversial Drivers

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NASCAR's 10 Most Controversial Drivers

Whipping around a track at an impressive speed is nothing for these guys. But their top-dog reputations pretty much end there—presenting the naughtiest drivers in NASCAR history.

He spent a year in jail for having an illegal still. He was a win-at-all-costs kind of driver. And as an owner, he was either a master innovator or a first-rate cheat, depending on whether you liked his drivers or not. The truth is he was sometimes both at the same time. He scoured the NASCAR rule book for gray areas to exploit. He was among the first men to own more than one race team, and he delighted in pitting those teams against each other, because that made them both better.


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