Women are not given much importance when it comes to driving. People are mostly seen joking about their driving skills. Little do they know about it is that some best female Nascar drivers have outdone themselves and proved that women can be the best of drivers.
These women have broken all the stereotypes making an outstanding history in Nascar driving. They have worked so hard to earn the name and respect they have today. It’s not that easy to get on to the top of the list.
The Top 7 Best Female Nascar Drivers – Exclusive Ranking
Here I have listed the top 7 best female Nascar drivers who have proved people wrong many times. Keep on reading to find out all about these female drivers.
7. Angela Cope | Nascar Xfinity female driver
Angela Cope, an American female Nascar driver, made her debut in 2011. She is the Nascar Xfinity female driver who made 7 starts and was ranked 55th in the Xfinity series. She also appeared in the Camping World Truck Series and made a total of 1 start.
Angela Cope has also achieved her Best World Truck Series points but hasn’t participated in the Sprint Cup Series up till now. Not only did Angela Cope make history in Nascar but also her sister, Amber Cope has made an outstanding history in Nascar driving.
6. Kim Crosby
Kim Crosby, another one of the best female Nascar drivers made her debut in Xfinity Series in 2004. She made it to 72nd place in 10 starts. She made her debut in the Camping World Truck Series in 2008.
Kim Crosby was a middle school principal before she stepped into the racing world. She resigned from her job so she could completely focus on her racing career. She has proved herself many times and has made an outstanding history in Nascar driving. She also has a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration apart from racing talent.
5. Jennifer Jo Cobb
Next on the list, I have Jennifer Cobb who has been an amazing female Nascar truck driver. She made her debut in Xfinity Series in 2004 with 27 stars and was ranked 29th. She also made her debut in the Camping World Truck Series with a total of 92 starts.
She did not take part in the Sprint Cup Series just like Angelina Cope up till now. She has her racing team called Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing and drives the No 10 Chevrolet Silverado for it.
4. Shawana Robinson
Shawana Robinson is another American Nascar driver who made it to the top 10 drivers of all time. She made her debut for the first time in the Sprint Cup series in 1995 making a total of 8 starts. She also earned the best finish at 52nd place in 2002.
She has also made her debut in the Xfinity series in 1991 with about 61 starts. She also made 3 starts when she was looking forward to her best finish at 72nd place in 2003. Nascar has given her the title of Goody’s Dash series most popular driver for two times in a row.
3. Johanna Long
Johanna Long, another most popular female Nascar driver, stands fourth on the list. She made her debut in 2012 in the famous Xfinity series making 41 starts in total. She was also ranked 20th in her best finish in 2012.
She hasn’t taken part in the Sprint Cup series to date but she did make her debut in the Camping World Truck Series in 2010 making a total of 24 starts. She finished in 21st place achieving the World Truck series points in 2011. Apart from seasonal racing games, she also became the snowball Derby winner.
2. Patty Moise
Patty Moise, one of the best Nascar drivers of all time, stands second on the list. She has performed incredibly well throughout her racing career. She made her debut in the famous Xfinity series making a total of 133 starts in 1986. She made it to 22nd place in her best Xfinity series points.
She made her debut in the Sprint Cup series with a total of 5 starts in 1987 and achieved the best finish, ranking 59th in 1988. She also made it to the racing world at Road Atlanta in 1986. She drove the No.47 Citgo/Red Roof Inns, Buick Regal, for Randy Hope.
1. Danika Patrick
Last but not least I have Danika Patrick who stands first on the list. She is said to be the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel car racing. She appeared in the Sprint Cup series in 2012 making a total of 191 starts.
She has achieved her best finish ranking 27th in 2013. She also made her debut in the very famous Xfinity series making a total of 61 starts in 2010. She also achieved 7 top 10 finishes and made it to 10th place achieving her best Xfinity series points. She has been given the title of most popular IndyCar series two times in a row.
All the female Nascar drivers have performed undoubtedly well throughout their careers to achieve their goals proving that there is nothing a woman can’t do. I hope you enjoyed reading about these best female Nascar drivers of all time.
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