7 Fast Facts That NASCAR Fans Should Know


NASCAR Was Founded In 1948


The first NASCAR race was held in Daytona Beach at the beach road course in February, 1948.


NASCAR Is International


Live NASCAR races are completed in cities hosted by China, India, Brazil and Russia.


NASCAR Races Are Fast


Each NASCAR engine is built to produce around 900 horsepower and can reach speeds of 240 mph.


There Are Many NASCAR Tracks


There are 39 different NASCAR tracks in The United States and Canada. There is 1 track in Canada and 38 tracks in The United States.


Each Race Gets An Engine


Each race car engine is designed to last one race and they are rebuilt after each race.

Racing Against The Clock


All NASCAR oval races travel counter-clockwise around the track.