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Saturday, February 19, 2011

NASCAR

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was founded by Bill France Sr at 1947-48. This is a company owned by the family As well as holding a variety of racing events. CEO position in this company is held by his son, Brian France.
Nascar racing is the organizer of the biggest car in the United States one of the most widely viewed sport on television ratings in the United States. In fact, only a professional American football league who has a lot of viewers than NASCAR. Outside America, the NASCAR broadcast in over 150 countries.

There's three largest racing series is NASCAR :

- Sprint Cup Series

Sprint Cup Series held its first time in 1949 under the name Strictly Stock Series. In 1950-1970 the race was then known as the Grand National Series. Since a sponsor of the company tobako R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, this series became known as Winston Cup Series until the end of 2003 season. From 2004 to 2007 the race was changed to Nextel Cup Series sponsor, and with the merger between the telecommunications company and Sprint Nextel, then since the 2008 season racing is known as the Sprint Cup Series until today.

Drivers of the most frequent champion in the Sprint Cup series is Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Senior with 7 times overall champion title.

- Nationwide Series

Nationwide Series is the second division of the NASCAR Was first held in 1982, and is usually held in circuits that do not hold a second-class Sprint Cup race. Racing Nationwide also typically held the day before the main race Sprint Cup.

- Camping World Truck Series

Camping World Truck Series is a series specifically for NASCAR racing cars shaped pick-up, and first held in summer 1995.

NASCAR headquarters is located in Daytona Beach, Florida

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