NASCAR stands for National Associatoin for Stock Car Auto Racing. A mechanic from Atlanta named Red Vogt came up with the acronim and the name. Red Vogt was the mechanic for Red Byron, NASCAR's first champion. it started from moonshiners . from Dawsonville ga into atlanta could get their cars "supped up" to outrun the law. The owner of Red Byrons car was Raymond Parks a known moonshiner who still owns a liquor store on Northside drive in Atlanta. Parks, Byron and Vogt were NASCARs first 'team'. these men all met with Bill France in Daytona at Hotel on the beach. They all came together to form the oganization that we all know as NASCAR today. If this interests you please find a book called DRIVING WITH THE DEVIL. It tells the early history of NASCAR and is an easy read.
Bill France Sr. *Note: "NASCAR" started out when moonshiners, back after prohibition started racing their cars to see who had the faster car. Bill France Sr. only organized it and gave it the name "NASCAR".
back in the moonshinen days. The cops were chasin the moonshiners. B. France Sr. started Nascar in 1948, many promoters in early racing would run off with the gate proceeds and not pay the drivers, thus Mr. France started Nascar and guaranteed the purses.
Bill France Sr. founded the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
William France Sr. founded NASCAR on February 21, 1948.
NASCAR was started by Bill France Sr in 1948.
Bill France Sr. and Junior Johnson started Nascar .
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In 2011, Danica Patrick started 12 Nascar Nationwide Series races. She did not race in the Nascar Cup Series.
There have been many drivers since Nascar started that have never won a race.
Dale Jr. was 21 years old when he started racing in the Nascar Busch Series. He was 24 when he started Cup Series racing.
Nascar stands for national association of stock car auto racing, it was started in the United States of America
Through 2013, Dale Jr. has started 505 Nascar Cup Series races and 127 Nationwide races (formerly known as the Busch Series).
Bootleggers were basically moonshine runners. Those that did this started racing their cars against each other, thus NASCAR was unofficially created.
Richard Petty with 1,184.
Nascar first started in 1947. They first raced on the beach at Daytona. Nascar has been around For 64 years. It will probably end in 2056 AND racing motorsports will have a new type of racing sport.
Through the 2013 season, Jeff Gordon has started 725 Nascar Cup Series races.