NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing)

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is a family-owned and -operated business venture responsible for sanctioning and governing multiple auto-racing events. NASCAR is the largest sanctioning body for stock car racing in the United States. The three largest racing series sanctioned by NASCAR are the Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, and Camping World Truck Series. As of the 2014 racing season, NASCAR had sanctioned more than 1,500 races on more than 100 tracks in 39 U.S. states, Canada, and Mexico.

History of NASCAR

The first meeting of NASCAR was held on December 14, 1947, at the Streamline Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida. The organization named Bill France Sr. as its first president. Gathered in attendance was a group of racing promoters, drivers, and mechanics ...

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