17. Tim Richmond


A man almost as famous for the way he died as the way he raced, the movie star handsome Tim Richmond still managed to win 13 races in 185 starts.  Richmond was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers despite NASCAR having falsified his drug tests to keep the HIV positive Richmond from racing.





The Bullet Points:

Country of Origin:
Ashland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Retired In:
1987

Sprint Cup Wins:
13

Poles:
14

Top Ten Finishes:
78

Top Ten Finishes (Season):
Sprint Cup Series:
1986: 3rd

Should Tim Richmond be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 68.4%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 10.5%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 10.5%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 10.5%