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What Does NASCAR Stand For?

What does NASCAR stand for

Everyone knows what NASCAR is, but what does it stand for? We took the time to find out and learn more about the sport itself.

What Does NASCAR Stand For?

National

Association for

Stock

Car

Auto

Racing

Racing Roots

NASCAR racing is one of the most popular sports in America. NASCAR is an abbreviation for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. It is a family-owned and operated business venture that has grown to become a premier Motorsports organization. The stock car racing phenomenon started in the Southeastern United States in the 1930’s. NASCAR was formed in 1948 by William “Bill” France, a Service Station owner in Daytona, Florida. The first stock car only race was held in 1949, which later became the Sprint Cup Series. Throughout the years, NASCAR has grown in popularity and continues to entertain and excite its fans.

The top 3 series

The NASCAR name includes multiple auto racing sports events across North America. Because there are so many different events and series associated with NASCAR, people still ask “what does NASCAR stand for?” When people say NASCAR, they are most likely referring to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Below are the top series associated with the NASCAR name.

1.Sprint Cup Series

2. Nationwide Series

3.Camping World Truck Series

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