Auto Racing

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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.

Bill France's idea of a circuit for late-model American cars led to the creation of the Strictly Stock NASCAR season. Here is a quick recap of the biggest highlights of the 1949 season.

NASCAR's 1991 season offered a close race with a Dale Earnhardt victory to claim the Winston Cup. Get all the details on these events and more from the 1991 NASCAR season -- as well as the final standings in this 1991 NASCAR Winston Cup recap.

The NASCAR Grand National Circuit was the new name for NASCAR's Strictly Stock late-model division. In 1950 this new series capture fans and became number one in NASCAR. See the events and stats of the 1950 season.

The first official NASCAR-sanctioned stock car racing event took place in 1948. The season was full of wrecks, drama, and flair. Find out about all the great moments of the first year of Nascar in this quick recap of the 1948 modified season.

The 1966 NASCAR Grand National season saw the re-introduction of Chrysler's Hemi engine and a boycott from Ford. This gave Chrysler a more frequent visit to the winner's circle. Read about the season highlights and stats in this season recap.

They call the Daytona 500 "The Great American Race." We've sorted through five decades of thrills and spills and pinpointed the 10 best ever races of the Daytona 500. See the list -- and let the NASCAR arguments begin.

In drifting, drivers force their car to slide sideways through a turn, and professional drifters can accomplish a true driving contradiction: They can control what happens when their tires no longer grip the road.

The original NASCAR races were run on dirt tracks in regular street cars. Today, almost every piece of a NASCAR race car is handmade. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how these amazing machines come together.

Racing is a dangerous business, but NASCAR safety has improved dramatically since the death of Dale Earnhardt. Find out about NASCAR technology, see pictures of NASCAR safety devices and learn how the industry safeguards these 200-mph racers.

It seems like everyone who races in a NASCAR Nextel Cup race receives points even if they finish in last place. How does the Nextel Cup points system work?

RaceFX gives you the edge when you're watching a NASCAR race on TV -- it highlights a car and follows it around the track at 200 mph! Find out how this high-tech tracking system operates!