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  ESPN - NASCAR Racing Schedule, News, Results, and Drivers - Auto Racing
When it comes to handicapping the Chase, Terry Blount is ready to make the hard choices look easy.
NASCAR to clamp down on Dega bump drafting
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  NASCAR Tickets - NASCAR Race Tickets, Race Track Tickets @ Buyselltix.com
NASCAR is rapidly growing to become one of the most popular sporting events in America.
Grab some NASCAR tickets and you'll see not only cars going nearly 200 miles per hour, but you'll be part of a weekend-long party as well.
Key figures behind the NASCAR boom in the 1990s included the late Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon.
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  NASCAR Tickets - nwtix.com/NASCAR Tickets - Buys/Sells NASCAR Ticket
NASCAR's headquarters are located in Daytona Beach, FL, although it also maintains offices in four North Carolina cities: Charlotte, Mooresville, Concord and Conover as well as New York City, Los Angeles, Arkansas, and international offices in Mexico City, and Toronto, Ontario.
NASCAR and the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) cooperated and opened a technical school in North Carolina called NASCAR Technical Institute, where aspiring students train to be NASCAR mechanics.
NASCAR Ticket deliveries are guaranteed no later than the day before the event unless stated otherwise, however every effort will be made to deliver NASCAR tickets as early as possible.
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 NASCAR Tickets, Nascar Nextel Cup Series Tickets, NASCAR Race Tickets
We sell NASCAR tickets to every race on the Nextel Cup schedule.
As a NASCAR ticket broker we also buy tickets from the public.
NASCAR Tickets are generally delivered the week of the race.
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 NASCAR Tickets - NASCAR Race Schedules - NASCAR Ticket Brokers
NASCAR was formed in 1948, during the post-war era.
Because new cars were scarce at the time, the founders were hesitant to use and abuse new race cars in front of fans who were struggling to get around in their old, well-worn cars.
Two-way radios, introduced to NASCAR at the 1952 Modified-Sportsman race on the beach/road course at Daytona Beach, soon became standard equipment.
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  NASCAR for PSP Review - PSP NASCAR Review
NASCAR is a deep and enjoyable game that sacrifices little in the transition from consoles to the PSP.
The bulk of NASCAR's gameplay is found in the career mode, known as "fight to the top." Here, you start as an unknown driver and work your way up from the modified series to Craftsmen trucks, NBS (Busch), and eventually Nextel.
NASCAR won't be winning any beauty contests, but the frame rate is smooth, and the game feels fast.
www.gamespot.com /psp/driving/nascar07/review.html?sid=6157420   (997 words)

  NASCAR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NASCAR's headquarters are located in Daytona Beach, Florida, although it also maintains offices in four North Carolina cities: Charlotte, Mooresville, Concord and Conover as well as New York City, Los Angeles, Arkansas, and international offices in Mexico City, Mexico, and Toronto, Canada.
NASCAR was founded by France February 21, 1948 with the help several other drivers of that time, with its points system written on a barroom napkin.
NASCAR changed its stance on this after the sport's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt was killed in a racing accident on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: NASCAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NASCAR is sometimes perceived as requiring less driving skill to race, compared with the complicated twists and turns seen in the average F1 course.
The first NASCAR race ever was held at the old Charlotte Speedway in North Carolina on June 19, 1949 (This is not the same speedway as the Lowe's Motor Speedway that is near Charlotte, NC).
In The first NASCAR competition held outside of the United States was in Canada, where on July 1, 1952, Buddy Shuman won a 200-lap race on a half-mile dirt track in Stamford Park, ON, near Niagra Falls.
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 NASCAR - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation NASCAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 2005, the first ever NASCAR points-paying race outside of the United States was held for the minor league NASCAR Busch Series at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City.
The closest finish in NASCAR history was at Darlington Raceway between Ricky Craven and Kurt Busch on March 16, 2003.
On February 23 2005, NASCAR awarded the satellite radio contract to XM Radio's primary competitor Sirius Satellite Radio for exclusive satellite radio rights to the 2007 through 2011 racing seasons in exchange for US$107 million http://money.cnn.com/2005/02/23/technology/sirius_nascar/.
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 Top 10 Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He is entering a period of strength and renewal in all of his Progressions.I also predicted that NASCAR would be wrought with controversy in 2006.I am pretty confident that as of this point in...
Scenedaily Defending NASCAR Nextel Cup champion Tony Stewart and 1989 champion Rusty Wallace have been voted by fans to be the 2006 Talladega-Texaco Walk of Fame honorees, according to a release from Talladega Superspeedway.
NASCAR announced they will be making some changes to the Chase during the off season, they said any changes that are made will be nothing new, meaning they are suggestions we've heard before since the implementation of the Chase.
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 USATODAY.com - 5 cities gun to win race for NASCAR Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NASCAR is expected to make a decision on the hall of fame by the end of the year.
The average household income for a NASCAR fan was $60,200 in 2004, according to a study conducted by DeGaris.
Also contributing to the rising economic importance of NASCAR is the growing fan base among women, who purchase or influence the purchase of the majority of household spending decisions, according to Phil Rist of marketing research firm BIGresearch.
www.usatoday.com /money/economy/2005-05-26-nascar-cover_x.htm   (1705 words)

In Los Angeles, NASCAR is ready to rival the Lakers in the number of Hollywood hangers-on it attracts, and in Dallas-Fort Worth, it's ready to take on the Cowboys as the darlings of media hype.
NASCAR's current labor situation is a perfect example of the law of supply and demand.
In '97 the typical entry-level NASCAR mechanic will start at $40,000 a year with full health, life and retirement benefits, and free fitness-club membership (team conditioning, from the owner to the driver to the gofers, is becoming a NASCAR-wide obsession).
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /features/1997/nascar/nsprev.html   (2391 words)

NASCAR Home · Race Trax · FOX Trax · Results · Schedules · Standings · Stats · Drivers ·; Tracks ·; Tickets · SPEED
I understand he probably made a mistake, but when you're on the receiving end of it, it's not a part that I take lightly." Full story...
NASCAR should leave its personalities alone and stop penalizing emotion out of the sport.
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 The Real NASCAR Family, NASCAR CEO Says Confederate Flag Is Not A Proper Symbol For His Sport. - CBS News
NASCAR is also one of the biggest businesses in the country still owned and run by the family that founded it.
NASCAR’s own brand is on everything from lottery tickets, to broccoli, to cell phones that let fans read drivers’ instrument panels, and use their voices for ring tones.
NASCAR doesn’t own racecars, but it helps the private individuals who do to find sponsors willing to pay the $10 to $20 million a year it costs to race a car.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/10/06/60minutes/main919340.shtml   (558 words)

 Marketplace Series: Shifting Gears: Has America Become the NASCAR Nation?
NASCAR has evolved from its humble Southern roots to a multi-billion-dollar industry, complete with media-savvy drivers and sophisticated marketing, brand-management and politics.
When asked to describe NASCAR fans, NASCAR's company president responds, "They're the people that fight and win wars for America." Studies show that's true: While NASCAR fans live across the U.S., they are typically more socially conservative and more likely to vote Republican than the general populace.
David Brown goes to Daytona International Speedway to investigate what NASCAR has become, who the devotees are, and how corporations have created such brand loyalty among the millions of core fans.
marketplace.publicradio.org /features/nascar   (246 words)

 Howstuffworks "How NASCAR Race Cars Work"
The unmodified cars were not tough enough for this type of abuse, so NASCAR began allowing modifications to the stock cars to increase their durability.
Over the years, more and more modifications were made, sometimes to increase safety (see How NASCAR Safety Works for details) and sometimes to improve competition.
NASCAR strictly controls all of these modifications, which are spelled out in detail in the NASCAR rule book.
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 Nascar Racing
NASCAR creates and enforces rules to ensure that cars racing against each other are evenly matched and as safe as possible.
Nascar Explained Answers to some of those questions racing around your head from Advance Autoparts-"What is Stock"; "Roots and rules"....
Nascar Rules and Regulations points table; the points system rewards drivers for leading races, finishing near the front and for consistency throughout the season.
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 Latest NASCAR News – Examiner.com
But the four-time NASCAR champion was awarded his third pole in nine tries this year and 60th of his career by virtue of being ahead of the second-year driver in the points.
3 days ago - Two-time champion Tony Stewart likened NASCAR to professional wrestling and accused it of using bogus caution flags to shape races in biting comments made on his weekly radio show.Stewart's appearance on his Tuesday night show was his first since skipping a post-race press conference in Phoenix.
Stewart said he refused interviews to avoid bashing NASCAR after officials threw four cautions for debris on the track.
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 What the Daytona 500 can teach us about business. - By Charles Duhigg - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A 2002 Rand Corp. paper titled "Social Science at 190 MPH on NASCAR's Biggest Superspeedways" suggests that NASCAR should interest academics because it offers an opportunity to study a complexity rarely seen in other sports but much evident in the real world: the tension between cooperation and competition that is necessary for modern victory.
When two cars begin drafting, the second driver gains an advantage if he (and all NASCAR drivers are "he") drops back a length or two and then re-enters the draft zone and uses the tiny extra momentum to slingshot past the leader.
In NASCAR, some of this social capital is achieved through agreements struck prior to a race or by radio communication during competition.
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 Full Throttle » Nascar
Kulwicki was one of the first NASCAR drivers that had a college degree (Mechanical Engineering) and the last truely self owned independent to not only excel but win the Championship.
But some NASCAR tracks produce speeds at or near the 200mph mark which is very competitive with F1 on a terminal speed basis.
NASCAR estimates that women represent 40 percent of its 75 million race fans.
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 Redding: Nascar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
MOM, SEND POINTS: NASCAR driver Tony Stewart jokes with reporters as he grabs a cell phone that went off during an on Monday.
If for some reason a TV network created a bizarre motorsports reality show called "Survivor: The Chase," then last Sunday's Nextel Cup race in New Hampshire would have been the episode everyone was discussing around the water cooler Monday morning.
In a rare moment of extreme candor in the NASCAR garage last weekend at Chicagoland, Dodge driver Jeremy Mayfield broke the news that he hasn't been thrilled by owner Ray Evernham's glaring absence from his Nextel Cup teams during the race weekend.
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 Nascar Racing - Virtual Library of Sport
The winner of the race was Glenn Dunnaway who drove a 1947 Ford but was later stripped of the victory after it was discovered his car had modified shock wedge to increase speed.
Jim Roper was given the victory and is recognized as the winner of the first NASCAR Race.
At the end of the season, the points leader is the NASCAR Nextel Cup Champion.
www.sportsvl.com /wheel/nascar.htm   (383 words)

 RacewayReport.com - NASCAR News, Rumors, Drivers, Tracks, Race Coverage, and more.
ISC helps repair little league field: NASCAR is riding to the rescue of the Staten Island Little League, after venerable Hy Turkin Field was torn up from home plate to the outfield in a sickening episode of vehicular vandalism earlier this week.
The ad was in response to a comment made in October by NASCAR chief executive Brian France, who said in an interview that the Confederate flag was "not a flag that I look at with anything favorable.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. The operator of this website is not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the NASCAR® organization.
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The Australian currently lies equal fifth in the NASCAR Busch Series standings and is the equal leader of the Raybestos Rookie of the Year award with ex-Formula One driver Juan Pablo Montoya.
Two-way radios were first used in a NASCAR race at the 1952 Modified-Sportsman race on the beach/road course at Daytona Beach, Fla. Their use developed until they became an indispensable piece of equipment on a Grand National race car.
Through this period, of course, innovation often was the answer to necessity, and with many NASCAR races still conducted on dirt tracks and with pavement tracks sometimes coming apart, screens, grillwork and other protective devices were often de rigeur.
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