The first strictly stock NASCAR race at Charlotte Speedway was so popular that 7 more races were planned for the remainder of the season. The races were filled with new, postwar automobiles. See the results for the first NASCAR strictly stock season.
Who were the big winners for NASCAR's first season? See the results of the 52 races that make up the first official year of NASCAR. The first modifiedseason of NASCAR contained the same drama and excitement that we see in NASCAR today.
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.
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.