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1940s NASCAR season recaps include highlights and statistics of NASCAR races during the 1940s. Learn more on the 1940s NASCAR Season Recaps Channel.

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1947 NASCAR Recap

Visionary Bill France saw the potential of a unified, organized racing series and created the NCSCC in 1947. This eventually transformed into NASCAR as we know it today. Here is a quick 1947 recap of events in NASCAR history.


1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Results

1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Results

The 1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock season was a series of races designed to showcase new postwar vehicles. Get the results of each race during the season. See more »

1948 NASCAR Modified Results

1948 NASCAR Modified Results

The 1948 NASCAR Modified season was the inaugural year for NASCAR. Learn about the results from each race during this historic NASCAR year. See more »

1947 NASCAR Recap

 1947 NASCAR Recap

In 1947 NASCAR became an organization. Read how visionary Bill France turned NCSCC racing into the national championship series NASCAR is today. See more »

1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Recap

1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock Recap

The 1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock series gave Red Byron his second straight NASCAR title. See all the events and standings of the 1949 NASCAR season. See more »

1948 NASCAR Modified Recap

1948 NASCAR Modified Recap

The 1948 NASCAR Modified season consisted of 52 dramatic races. See the events and stats that led Red Byron to the NASCAR Modified championship. See more »