NASCAR Reveals Top-Selling Drivers

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson lead the drivers to watch at retail.

NASCAR has unveiled its list of best-selling drivers across licensed merchandise retail sales for the first half of 2016.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads the rankings, followed by six-time Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and defending champion Kyle Busch. Notably, there are currently five drivers on the list who are 26-years old or younger.

Meanwhile, Chase Elliott continues to be one of the top three drivers to have retail sales increases each race weekend and ranks fourth overall in full-time sales. According to NASCAR, his sales have nearly quadrupled since his rookie year, making him the youngest driver in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ history to rank among the top five in trackside merchandise sales.

The 20 top selling drivers include:

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Jimmie Johnson
  • Kyle Busch
  • Chase Elliott
  • Kevin Harvick
  • Tony Stewart
  • Danica Patrick
  • Carl Edwards
  • Brad Keselowski
  • Kasey Kahne
  • Joey Logano
  • Denny Hamlin
  • Matt Kenseth
  • Martin Truex Jr.
  • Kurt Busch
  • Kyle Larson
  • Ryan Newman
  • Austin Dillon
  • Ryan Blaney
  • Jamie McMurray

“I see more fans wearing No. 21 gear than ever before and it’s cool to see them cheering on our team,” says Ryan Blaney, NASCAR racer and driver of the No. 21 Ford Fusion. “There is nothing like seeing someone wearing your shirt or your hat and knowing they bought that because they are a fan.”

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