Sport's 10 Most Incredible Winning Streaks

9. Richard Petty (1967)

For a sport that involves driving in a circle for dozens of laps, NASCAR racing is very unpredictable. So much so that nobody has won 10 consecutive NASCAR races - apart from Richard Petty, nicknamed The King.

NASCAR's most prolific ever driver, Petty had already won a slew of races that year before his 10-win streak started at the 1967 Myers Brothers Memorial race on 12 August. His tenth win in a row came at the Wilkes 400, which also marked Petty's 27th win of that season - another unbroken record. Petty won the NASCAR Cup Championship seven times, a feat only equalled twice since.

Petty founded his own team along with his father and brother, which merged with Ray Evernham's team in 2009 to form Richard Petty Motorsports.


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