NASCAR nicknames: Most memorable monikers from drivers of today Tom Jensen @tomjensen100 Oct 20, 2016 at 4:54p ET Greg Biffle The Biff — Short for Biffle. Getty Images Jerry Markland Joe Nemechek Front Row — Given to Nemechek for his early qualifying success. Getty Images Kevin C. Cox Matt Kenseth Matt the Brat — Given to Kenseth when he was a teenage racer on the short tracks of Wisconsin. Getty Images for NASCAR Sean Gardner Jeff Burton The Mayor — Long the most articulate interview in NASCAR, Burton has the communication skills of a politician. NASCAR via Getty Images Sean Gardner Kevin Harvick Happy — Supposedly a play on words to reflect the fact that early in his career, Harvick had a wee bit of a temper. NASCAR via Getty Images Jared C. Tilton Brian Vickers The Sheriff — Jimmie Johnson nicknamed Brian Vickers “The Sheriff” when his friend showed up for a shooting party in Texas with a humongous magnum revolver. Getty Images for NASCAR Robert Laberge Carl Edwards Cousin Carl — Reportedly given to him by Ken Schrader. Getty Images for Texas Motor Spe Jared C. Tilton Kyle Busch Rowdy — An homage to Rowdy Burns from “Days Of Thunder.” Getty Images Rainier Ehrhardt Jimmie Johnson Six-Pack — For Johnson six NASCAR Sprint Cup championships. Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Andrew Weber Ryan Newman Rocket Man — Earned for Newman’s tremendous prowess in qualifying. NASCAR via Getty Images Chris Trotman Joey Logano Sliced Bread — Coming up, another driver called Logano “the best thing since slice bread.” Getty Images Jerry Markland Jeff Gordon Wonder Boy — Originally a derisive nickname, this referred to Gordon’s tremendous success at a young age. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne Tony Stewart Smoke — Supposedly dates all the way back to his USAC days when he used to smoke his right-rear tire. Getty Images for NASCAR Rusty Jarrett Dale Earnhardt Jr. Junebug — From his late, great father. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne Kurt Busch The Outlaw — This one is a play on Busch’s bad-boy reputation, which he has since rehabilitated. Getty Images Todd Warshaw Next Gallery 12 Photos: The most expensive cars ever auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!