The following is a list of NASCAR drivers with the most wins in the Food City 500, which is run annually at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. The Food City 500 has been run continuously at the Bristol Motor Speedway since its inaugural run in 1961.
Kasey Kahne is not listed below because last year was his first win in this race. All NASCAR drivers with two or more wins in the Food City 500 at Bristol are listed below.
NASCAR drivers with the most wins in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway
1. Rusty Wallace - 6 wins
Rusty Wallace is the NASCAR driver with the most wins in the Food City 500 with six. Wallace won the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1999, and 2000.
In his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Rusty Wallace won 55 races in 706 starts.
T-2. Dale Earnhardt - 5
Dale Earnhardt won this race five times in his great career. Earnhardt won the race in 1979, 1980, 1985, 1987, and 1994. For his career, Dale Earnhardt won 76 races in 676 NASCAR Sprint Cup starts.
T-2. Darrell Waltrip - 5
NASCAR legend Darrell Waltrip also won the Food City 500 five times. Waltrip won the race in 1978, and then for four consecutive years from 1981 to 1984. For his career, Darrell Waltrip won 84 NASCAR Sprint Cup races in 809 starts.
T-4. Cale Yarborough - 4
Cale Yarborough won the race four total times in 1973, 1974, 1976 and 1977. Cale Yarborough won 83 races in 560 starts in his NASCAR Sprint Cup career.
T-4. Jeff Gordon - 4
Jeff Gordon has also won the Food City 400 four times so far in his career. Gordon's wins came consecutively from 1995 to 1998.
T-4. Kurt Busch - 4
Kurt Busch won the Food City 500 three times in a row from 2002 to 2004, and then won again in 2006.
T-7. David Pearson - 3
David Pearson won this race three total times in 1967, 1968, and 1971. For his career, David Pearson won 105 NASCAR races in 574 starts.
T-7. Kyle Busch - 3
Kyle Busch has won the Food City 500 three times so far in his career (2007, 2009, and 2011). That is seven total wins in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Busch brothers.
9. Bobby Allison - 2
Bobby Allison won the race in 1969 and 1972. For his career, Bobby Allison had 84 wins in 718 Sprint Cup races.