National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing


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National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing:

see NASCARNASCAR
(National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing), organization that sanctions American stock-car races, est. 1948. It held its first race in Daytona Beach, Fla., in 1948 and began its first and most important series of races (known as the Grand National Division from
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Why is diversity a big deal to Brian France, chairman and CEO of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing? In the 55-year history of this Southern sport--with its good ol' boys fan club and confederate-flag-waving members--we can't think of a single year when NASCAR actually embraced African Americans.
A decade later, in 1947, a Daytona Beach auto mechanic, Bill France, founded Nascar, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. France was tough enough to impose a discipline and a rule-book on the outlaw sport.

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