The History of Nascar

by Cole Cassano


Nascar was started by bootleggers. Bootleggers are drivers who run illegal alcohol across county lines and state lines.

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Nascar on dirt

When NASCAR first started the track were not asphalt or concrete. Most of the tracks were dirt.

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Dirt Track Racing Today

Dirt track racing is still around today and is very popular.
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Famous Drivers

Some of the most famous drivers in NASCAR are Cale Yarborough, Richard Petty, and Dale Earnhardt Senior.

Daytona 1979: Donnie Allison and Cale Yarborough fight!
In-car camera | Dale Earnhardt Jr. hits the wall at Michigan