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NASCAR: 25 Historical Figures Responsible For The Sport’s Success

In the late 1940s there was a man with the foresight to birth a sport—NASCAR, currently recognized world-wide and loved by those who are fascinated with the somewhat stock appearing cars which race at high speeds, driven by warriors who go into battle 10 months out every year. Bill France Sr. moved to the Daytona Beach area in 1935 knowing that the beach had been used since the 1920s to set land speed records.  After the end of World War II, France thought there just might be a future in having people gather to watch cars go fast under the guidelines of a professional organization.  The repeal of prohibition had left the souped up cars of the moonshiners with little purpose and many of...

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