NASCAR's 10 hottest drivers: From Chase Elliott to Alex Bowman, here are the men who set your heart racing
NASCAR has created many celebrity drivers who have swept fans off their feet, so we decided to put together a list of 10 hottest NASCAR drivers
Besides featuring some of the fastest and fanciest automobiles, the stock car racing company NASCAR is also known for bringing on board some of the most talented as well as attractive drivers. For years, since it was first founded in 1948, NASCAR has created many celebrity drivers who have swept fans off their feet. Therefore, we decided to put together a list of 10 hottest NASCAR drivers, offering a glimpse into their personal life and career so far.
NASCAR’s full-time driver Chase Elliott recently tasted his first win by acing the All-Star race and taking home $1M at the age of 24. He currently drives No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Hendrick Motorsports. He became the first rookie to win a national series championship in NASCAR in 2014 and in 2016. He was also the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rooke of the Year. Elliot enjoys over 366,000 followers on Instagram.
The 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Christopher Bell currently competes full time. He drives Toyota Camry for Leavine Family Racing. Bell began his career in racing in the early 2000s. His achievements include 2017, 2018, 2019 Chili Bowl Nationals Champion, 2015 Eldora Mudsummer Classic Winner, 2014, 2017, 2018 Turkey Night Grand Prix winner and 2014, 2017, 2018 Turkey Night Grand Prix winner. His official Instagram account has around 66,000 followers.
At the age of 26, Ryan Blaney has racked many titles and championships, including the 2010 CRA Southern Six-Pack Champion, 2011 PASS Champion, 2018 Can-Am Duel and 2020 GEICO 500. Blaney drives No. 1 Ford Mustang for Team Penske. He is the son of retired American stock racing champion Dave Blaney and grandson of modified dirt track legend Lou Blaney. He started his racing career in quarter midget racing and won his first race at the age of 9. Blaney boasts around 194,000 followers on his personal Instagram handle.
Bubba Wallace, who was recently in the news following the noose incident, is the only Black driver in NASCAR to have won the Gander Outdoors Truck Series in 2014. He was also the highest finishing African-American in the Daytona 500 in 2018 holding the end place and stood third in the Brickyard 400 in 2019. Wallace has over 494,000 followers on Instagram. He is currently driving No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Richard Petty Motorsports.
No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro driver Alex Bowman is a native of Tucson, Arizona, who started his career by racing on short tracks at the age of 7 in 2000. In a matter of six years, he had bagged nine national championships and 165 feature wins. Bowman is the winner of 2009 USAC National Midget Championship Rookie of the Year, 2011 K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year and 2018 Daytona 500 Pole. He has his shopping site called ABRINC., which sells T-shirts, hoodies and caps.
William Byron is the winner of 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship and Sunoco Rookie of the Year award in the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. He currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series. As a teenager, he began racing on the iRacing for with 298 top fives and over 100 wins in the online competition. Byron has around 97,500 followers on Instagram.
Joey Gase currently competes full-time in the NASCAR Cup Series. He drives No 51 and 53 cars for Rick Ware and partly for Xfinity Series with No. 93 for RSS Racing. Gase is the winner of the 2015 Comcast Community Champion Award. At the age of 14, he was the youngest driver to win the modified B championship at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway in 2007.
The 28-year-old stock car racing Corey LaJoie currently competes full-time in the NASCAR cup series. He drives the No. 32 Ford Mustang for Go Fas Racing. LaJoie’s father Randy LaJoie is a two-time NASCAR Busch Series champion. He’s contested in 111 races over the past five years in the NASCAR cup series. LaJoie is the host of ‘Sunday Money’ on Motor Racing Network, in which he talks about racing and current events.
JJ Yeley, who is also known by the nickname JJ, competes full time in the NASCAR Cup Series, driving No. 27, 53 and 54 for Rick Ware Racing, the No. 77 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Spire Motorsports, and the No. 7 Camaro for Tommy Baldwin Racing. He started racing for NASCAR in 2004 when he achieved Top 10 finishes. Yeley is married to Kristen Yeley.
Timmy Hill is the son of former NASCAR driver Jerry Hills and brother of current driver Tyler Hill. He drives the No. 66 Toyota Camry for MBM Motorsports. Hill was born in Maryland and started racing with go-karts at the age of 12. The 27-year-old racer has won two World Karting Association championships, two King George Speedway track championships and the Concord Speedway Winter Championship.