No. 8: Richard Petty's 200 NASCAR wins

Driving his famous No. 43 stock car for 34 years from 1958 to 1992, North Carolina native Richard Petty racked up 200 NASCAR wins, including the prestigious Daytona 500 a record seven times. The driver who is second to Petty on NASCAR's all-time list, David Pearson, retired with 105 wins. Active racer Jeff Gordon ranks third with 86 wins. CHUCK BURTON / AP