Sport governing bodies similar to or like NASCAR
American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock car racing. Wikipedia
Sanctioning body for stock car racing that operated in the Southeastern United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Considered to be the most significant challenge to NASCAR's dominance of the sport; however it proved incapable of competing with the larger sanction, and closed down midway through the 1951 racing season. Wikipedia
American stock car series, the premier division of the Automobile Racing Club of America . Considered a minor, semi-professional league of stock car racing, used as a feeder series into the three national touring series of NASCAR, and hosts events at a variety of track types including superspeedways, road courses, and dirt tracks. Wikipedia
Form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with New Zealand, Australia, Mexico, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing. American NASCAR, and its NASCAR Cup Series is the premier top-level series of professional stock car racing. Wikipedia
American former professional stock car racing driver, currently an announcer for Fox NASCAR, and a top executive for Hendrick Motorsports. He raced full-time from 1993 to 2015, driving the No. 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in the former NASCAR Winston Cup Series and Sprint Cup Series (now called NASCAR Cup Series), and also served as a substitute driver for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in select races during the 2016 season. Wikipedia
American-based auto racing sanctioning body for Indy car racing and other disciplines of open wheel car racing. The organization sanctions five racing series: the premier IndyCar Series with its centerpiece the Indianapolis 500, developmental series Indy Lights, the Indy Pro 2000 Championship and the U.S. F2000 National Championship, which are all a part of The Road To Indy & the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup. Wikipedia
Regional stock car racing series owned and operated by the Automobile Racing Club of America and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). First formed in 1954 as a proving ground for drivers from the western United States who could not travel to race in the more traditional stock car racing regions like North Carolina and the rest of the southern United States. Wikipedia
Regional stock car racing series owned and operated by the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). Races are held at oval tracks ranging from 1/3 to(-) in length and on two road courses, 1.53 and 2.45 mi in length. Wikipedia
North American sports car racing sanctioning body based in Daytona Beach, Florida under the jurisdiction of the ACCUS arm of the FIA. Started by John Bishop, a former executive director of SCCA , and his wife Peggy in 1969 with help from Bill France Sr. of NASCAR. Wikipedia
Corporation whose primary business is the ownership and management of motorsports race tracks. Founded by NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. in 1953 for the construction of Daytona International Speedway and in 1999 they merged with Penske Motorsports to become one of the largest motorsports companies in North America. Wikipedia
Hall of fame dedicated to enshrining those who have contributed the most to the sports of auto racing, motorcycle racing and motorized boat racing either as a driver, owner, developer or engineer. Located in Lincoln, Alabama, United States, adjacent to Talladega Superspeedway. Wikipedia
American professional stock car driver and team owner, who raced from 1975 to 2001 in the former NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now called the NASCAR Cup Series), most notably driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. The third child of racing driver Ralph Earnhardt and Martha Earnhardt, he began his career in 1975 in the World 600. Wikipedia
Hall of fame that honors motorsports competitors and contributors from the United States from all disciplines, with categories for Open Wheel, Stock Cars, Powerboats, Drag Racing, Motorcycles, Sports Cars, Aviation, At Large and Historic. Given to specialty categories including Off Road, Speed Records, Business and Technology. Wikipedia
Pickup truck racing series owned and operated by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, and is the only series in NASCAR to race modified-production pickup trucks. One of three national divisions of NASCAR, ranking as the third tier behind the second-tier NASCAR Xfinity Series and the top level NASCAR Cup Series. Wikipedia
- The Michigan International Speedway is the site of NASCAR races and Detroit was formerly the site of a Formula One World Championship Grand Prix race.
- It hosts several NASCAR events per season, and the annual Fall NASCAR weekend, which includes events from four different NASCAR classes, is a huge event.
- South Carolina is also home to one of NASCAR's first tracks and its first paved speedway, Darlington Raceway, located northwest of Florence.
- The track held NASCAR sanctioned events from 2001 to 2011 as well as IndyCar races from 2001 to 2008.
- For the 2004 season, Snyder successfully lured former coach Joe Gibbs away from NASCAR to return as head coach and team president.
- Beginning in 2005, the NASCAR Nationwide Series ran the Telcel-Motorola México 200.
- The Homestead-Miami Speedway oval hosts NASCAR races.
- The Talladega Superspeedway motorsports complex hosts a series of NASCAR events.
- In addition to professional team sports, North Carolina has a strong affiliation with NASCAR and stock-car racing, with Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord hosting two Cup Series races every year.
- In what proved to be a temporary retirement, Gibbs pursued an interest in NASCAR by founding Joe Gibbs Racing.
- Phoenix Raceway in Avondale is home to NASCAR race weekends twice a year.
- Ford is one of three manufacturers in NASCAR's three major series: the Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Truck Series.
- The Kansas Speedway located in Kansas City hosts races of the NASCAR, IndyCar, and ARCA circuits.
- The very top Formula One drivers get paid more than IndyCar or NASCAR drivers, however, the earnings immediately fall off after the top three F1 drivers and the majority of NASCAR racers will make more money than their F1 counterparts.
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