Kyle Petty-815 Starts Most Career Starts for an Active driver
Kyle Busch has 282 starts in the Nascar Nationwide Series.
Dale Sr. won 7 Busch Series races (now known as the Nationwide Series) in 13 career starts at Daytona.
Through 2013, Danica Patrick has crashed in 11Nationwide Series races. She has a total of 60 career starts.
Through 2013, Kasey Kahne has made 360 Nascar Cup Series starts and 202 Nationwide Series starts.
The record is held by Tommy Houston. He started the first 360 races in the divisions history.
Through the 2013 season, Jeff Gordon has started 725 Nascar Cup Series races.
Through the 2013 season, Jimmie Johnson has started 435 Nascar Cup Series races.
Janet Guthrie has 33 starts in the Winston Cup Series, the most by any woman.
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Yes, there have been several women that have raced in the Nascar Cup Series. Janet Guthrie had 33 starts in the Cup Series, the most by any woman. Danica Patrick now has over 35 starts.
Michael Waltrip (2001)