76 Days until the Daytona 500

In Sprint Cup Series competition the #76 car has started 317 races and has  0 wins, 2 poles, 12 top 5s, 60 top 10s, and 123 DNFs

 

  • From 1962-1973 Ben Arnold drove the #76 in 126 of his 132 career starts. In his career he earned 21 top-10 finishes with a best finish of sixth, three times. In 1972 he finished a career best of 10th in the final point standings. After one start in 1973, Arnold retired from the sport.
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Ben Arnold, 1969

 

 

  • Larry Frank started 51 races in the #76 car from 1956-1961.

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  • Earl Brooks started 23 races in #76 from 1967-1968.
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Earl Brooks
  • Other notable names in #76
    • Roy Tyner, 18 starts
    • Mike Potter, 12 starts
    • George Green, 10 starts
    • JD McDuffie, 9 starts
    • Tiny Lund, 6 starts
    • Hut Stricklin, 3 starts
    • Ron Hornaday Jr., 3 starts
    • Tommy Kendall, 2 starts
    • Red Farmer, 2 starts
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