Neil Bonnett, a member of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers, won 18 races in 362 starts. He is probably best remembered for his perseverance after suffering a life-threatening crash at Darlington in 1990. After rehabbing and a stint as a commentator, Bonnett’s luck ran out when he died in a crash at qualifying for the 1994 Daytona 500.
The Bullet Points:
Country of Origin: Hueytown, Alabama, U.S.A.
Retired In: 1994 (Deceased)
Sprint Cup Wins: 18
Top Ten Finishes: 156
Top Ten Finishes (Season): Sprint Cup Series: 1983: 6th 1984: 8th 1985: 4th
Should Neil Bonnett be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put him in! - 69.2%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 0%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 7.7%