The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

If you were reading any of these names in a script, you'd call the writers lazy. We got Jalopnik readers to pick out the ten most ridiculous (yet awesome) race car driver names, and they're wonderfully absurd.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

10.) John Force

Suggested By: StreetsideStig

Who he is: One of the most dominant drag racers of all time. He has 15 Funny Car driver's championships to his name, a completely dominant team, and he's still racing.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

9.) Will Power

Suggested By: BtheD19, Formula J treble World Champion

Who he is: Will Power is a competitive Australian IndyCar driver. He has two road course championships to his name (2010 and 2011) and he's still racing. He has been meme-ified.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver Names

8.) Dick Passwater

Suggested By: stevewilson005

Who he is: Dick Passwater is a retired American stock car driver. His career was unimpressive, but his name is legendary.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver Names

7.) Banjo Matthews

Suggested By: SennaMP4

Who he was: Edwin Keith "Banjo" Matthews never won a Nascar race, but he's best remembered for his abilities as a car builder. He was responsible for no less than 72 percent of the winning cars in Nascar from 1974 to 1985. He died in 1996.

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6.) Duck Waddle

Suggested By: dmeadow

Who he is: Gordon "Duck" Waddle is a veteran driver and instructor in the Sports Car Club of America. He's raced for half a century with five divisional championships and one national championship.

The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

5.) Coo Coo Marlin

Suggested By: tomtom615- Formula J's AJ Allmendinger

Who he was: Clifton "Coo Coo" Marlin raced in Nascar for 14 years, never getting a win, but always being a fan favorite.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

4.) Twig Zeigler

Suggested By: Brian1321

Who he is: Twig Zeigler is a retired Funny Car racer who started in the late ‘60s and now runs a nostalgic Plymouth funny car with another driver behind the wheel.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver Names

3.) Fonty Flock

Suggested By: SennaMP4

Who he was: Fonty Flock was an early Nascar driver, racing through most of the 1950s. He's a hall of famer now with 19 wins to his fantastic name.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

2.) Wolfgang Alexander Albert Eduard Maximilian Reichsgraf Berghe von Trips

Suggested By: JackTrade

Who he was: Wolfgang von Trips, as everyone called him, was one of the last great aristocratic gentleman drivers who defined motor racing's early years. He came from a noble family in the Rhineland and competed in Formula One from '56 to his death at the Italian Grand Prix in '61.

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The Ten Most Ridiculous Race Car Driver NamesS

1.) Dick Trickle

Suggested By: Okie. Dokie?

Who he is: Richard Trickle never won a points-earning race in Nascar, but was considered to be "America's winningest driver" for his extremely successful career in short track racing. He got his start when he was thirteen years old in 1954 and had his last race in 2001.

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