A total of 272 drivers competed in the NASCAR Grand
National events contested at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.
Richard Petty recorded the most starts with 39 during his career. Buddy
Arrington and J.D. McDuffie are tied for second with 29 starts each.
Fourth place belongs to Bobby Allison with 28, while in fifth place is
James Hylton with 26 starts.
As of the 2019
NASCAR/ARCA seasons, only Darrell Basham and Morgan Shephred remain active of the 272 drivers that competed in Nashville Fairgrounds
Speedway Grand National events. Three former Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway drivers are currently listed as owners in
NASCAR, they are Richard Petty, Richard Childress and Jimmy Means.