NASCAR: How much do you know about the stock car racing body?

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The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing was born in the years following World War II and has become one of the most popular sports on the American cultural scene. Check out how much you know about NASCAR by taking our short quiz.

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1. Who won the first race ever sanctioned by NASCAR?

Red Byron of Atlanta won the first NASCAR-sanctioned event, run at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at Daytona Beach, Florida on Feb. 15, 1948. Six days later, NASCAR was incorporated.

Red Byron of Atlanta won the first NASCAR-sanctioned event, run at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at Daytona Beach, Florida on Feb. 15, 1948. Six days later, NASCAR was incorporated.

Red Byron of Atlanta won the first NASCAR-sanctioned event, run at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at Daytona Beach, Florida on Feb. 15, 1948. Six days later, NASCAR was incorporated.

Red Byron of Atlanta won the first NASCAR-sanctioned event, run at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at Daytona Beach, Florida on Feb. 15, 1948. Six days later, NASCAR was incorporated.

Lee Petty

 

Jim Roper

 

Red Byron

 

"Fireball" Roberts

 
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