Monday, August 30, 2010

CUP: Past LASTCAR Champions

(list excludes non-points races)
** Indicates more than one driver had the most last-place finishes that season. These ties were broken by researching which driver had the most "Bottom 5" finishes that season, the most "Bottom 10" finishes, and so on in 5-position increments until the tie was broken.

1949 Glenn Dunaway (2)
1950 Gayle Warren (2)
1951 Lloyd Moore (3)
1952 Joe Staton (3)
1953 Donald Thomas (3)**
1954 Blackie Pitt (2)
1955 George Parrish (4)
1956 Ralph Liguori (3)
1957 Jim Paschal (4)
1958 Neil Castles (3)
1959 Bob Welborn (2)**
1960 Junior Johnson (3)**
1961 Jimmy Pardue (5)
1962 Larry Thomas (3)**
1963 Curtis Crider (4)
1964 Jack Anderson (4)
1965 Jimmy Helms (5)
1966 Buddy Arrington (3)**
1967 Dick Johnson (3)**
1968 J.D. McDuffie (4)**
1969 Wayne Gillette (5)**
1970 Cecil Gordon (4)**
1971 J.D. McDuffie (3)** - second title
1972 Dick Brooks (2)**
1973 Richard D. Brown (2)**
1974 Richie Panch (2)**
1975 Coo Coo Marlin (2)**
1976 Joe Frasson (4)
1977 Earle Canavan (3)
1978 John Kennedy (3)
1979 Dick May (3)
1980 D.K. Ulrich (3)
1981 Cecil Gordon (3)** - second title
1982 Joe Ruttman (3)**
1983 Morgan Shepherd (3)
1984 J.D. McDuffie (2)** - third title
1985 J.D. McDuffie (2)** - fourth title
1986 Joe Ruttman (2)** - second title
1987 J.D. McDuffie (3) - fifth title
1988 Jimmy Means (4)
1989 Phil Parsons (4)
1990 Rick Mast (2)**
1991 Larry Pearson (3)**
1992 John McFadden (4)
1993 Jeff Gordon (2)**
1994 Ward Burton (3)**
1995 Hut Stricklin (3)**
1996 Derrike Cope (3)**
1997 Chad Little (3)**
1998 Kenny Wallace (3)**
1999 Ricky Craven (4)
2000 Bobby Hamilton (4)
2001 Andy Houston (3)**
2002 Ward Burton (3) - second title
2003 Derrike Cope (5) - second title
2004 Todd Bodine (5)**
2005 Mike Skinner (3)
2006 Derrike Cope (6) - third title
2007 Ward Burton (4) - third title
2008 Joe Nemechek (3)**
2009 Dave Blaney (8)
2010 Joe Nemechek (7) - second title
2011 Michael McDowell (7)
2012 Michael McDowell (5)** - second title
2013 Michael McDowell (8) - third title
2014 Mike Bliss (5)
2015 Landon Cassill (4)
2016 Josh Wise (4)**

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