Randy LaJoie is a man of many legacies. There‘s the racer. The champion. The champion (again). The seat builder. The father.

Add another to the list: The all-timer.

A two-time NASCAR Xfinity Series champion, LaJoie has been named to the list of NASCAR 75 Greatest Drivers.

LaJoie is one of nine drivers to win two championships in what is now known as the Xfinity Series, and he‘s one of five to win two titles consecutively. He accomplished that feat in 1996 and 1997, the first driver to do so. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (1998-99), Martin Truex Jr. (2004-05), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (2011-12) and Tyler Reddick (2018-19) would follow.

Both titles came on the strength of five wins and in driving the No. 74 Bill Baumgardner Chevrolet. LaJoie led the series in victories during his 1996 championship year. His encore title run in 1997 included wins at both Daytona International Speedway and Darlington Raceway.


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