The best 15 drivers to never win the Daytona 500 foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 4:49p ET 15. RICKY RUDD Nicknamed "The Rooster" for his scrappy nature, Rudd raced the 1984 Daytona 500 with his eyelids literally duct-taped open after a horrifying rollover crash in the Sprint Unlimited. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 14. JIM PASCHAL The North Carolina driver won an impressive 25 races -- but none at Daytona -- over his career in NASCAR's premier series. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 13. KURT BUSCH The older of the Busch brothers selflessly pushed Ryan Newman to victory in 2008, when both drove for Team Penske. Getty Images for NASCAR Matthew Stockman 12. BOBBY LABONTE He won a series championship with Joe Gibbs Racing, but Labonte was never able to win at Daytona. Getty Images David Taylor 11. KYLE BUSCH The younger of the Busch brothers won the July 2008 Daytona race but hasn't captured the 500 yet. Getty Images for NASCAR Geoff Burke 10. BRAD KESELOWSKI A three-time winner at Talladega, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion is still looking for his first Daytona victory. Getty Images Brian Lawdermilk 9. CARL EDWARDS Although he has 23 race victories and has come close to two championships, Edwards has yet to win a restrictor-plate race. Getty Images Maddie Meyer 8. DENNY HAMLIN One of the better restrictor-plate racers out there, Hamlin last year won the Sprint Unlimited and his Budweiser Duel 150 qualifying race, and finished second in the Daytona 500. Getty Images Tom Pennington 7. TERRY LABONTE Texas Terry won two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships and 22 races but never the Daytona 500, although he was part of a 1-2-3 Hendrick Motorsports sweep with Jeff Gordon and Ricky Craven in 1997. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 6. BUCK BAKER A NASCAR Hall of Fame driver, Baker was past his prime driving years when Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 5. BOBBY ISAAC A driver who excelled on superspeedways, Isaac won two Budweiser Duel 125 qualifying races and the July Daytona race, but not the 500. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 4. MARK MARTIN In 2007, Martin famously came up half a fender short of victory after being passed on the final lap of the Daytona 500 by Kevin Harvick. Getty Images for NASCAR Jonathan Ferrey 3. NED JARRETT Retiring after running a partial schedule in 1966, Gentleman Ned didn't get that many cracks at winning the Daytona 500. ISC Archives via Getty Images RacingOne 2. RUSTY WALLACE With 55 race victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Wallace has the most wins of any Cup driver who hasn't won the Daytona 500. Getty Images Jamie Squire 1. TONY STEWART The three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion has won the July Daytona Cup race four times and won seven NASCAR Xfinity Series races here. But he hasn't been able to capture the big one yet. Getty Images Mike Ehrmann Next Gallery 20 Fore! NASCAR & golf stars tee off at Daytona International Speedway Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!