11 Interesting facts about NASCAR
NASCAR's history began in December 1947.
According to NASCAR records, the inaugural "Strictly Stock" race was contested in 1949.
It Was Co-Founded by a Stock Car Fanatic.
NASCAR vehicles need around three times the amount of oil as a typical road vehicle.
In 1950, the first race on a paved road took place.
NASCAR cars are quick. Some of them, however, shatter people's necks by reaching speeds in excess of 200 MPH.
Richard Petty holds the NASCAR record for most wins.
When travelling at at dangerously high speeds, the weight of each NASCAR vehicle increases the car's stability. The weight of each car's tyres alone is 50 pounds. That implies that of the 3,400 pounds each car weighs, 200 are on the tyres alone.
According to NASCAR facts and history, the first NASCAR-specific track began in 1950.
NASCAR drivers are not obliged to obtain a driver's licence granted by a state. They must pass a physical check as well as a drug test.
Lexan, a specialty polycarbonate that is also used on fighter-plane canopies, is utilised to make each NASCAR windshield.
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