NASCAR & Auto Racing

The No. 88 in NASCAR competition

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the No. 88 when he moves to Hendrick Motorsports in 2008. A look at some that number’s history in NASCAR’s top series:

Races: 1,264

Wins: 65

Poles: 52

Top-five finishes: 315

Top-10 finishes: 526

Drivers who’ve won races in No. 88

Dale Jarrett* 29

Darrell Waltrip 25

Bobby Allison* 8

Buck Baker 3

* -- Won their first races in the No. 88

Most wins by number (all time)

1. No. 43, 198

2. No. 11 183

3. No. 3 97

4. No. 21 90

5. No. 6 82

6. No. 24 79

7. No. 28 76

8. No. 42 68

9. No. 88 65

10. No. 2 61

Most starts by number (all time)

1. No. 43 1,655

2. No. 11 1,526

3. No. 2 1,480

4. No. 4 1,385

5. No. 6 1,347

6. No. 21 1,298

7. No. 25 1,294

8. No. 17 1,293

9. No. 8 1,269

10. No. 88 1,264

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