NASCAR: The Complete History is a comprehensive history of more than a century of stock car racing, from the first closed-circuit auto race in 1896 to NASCAR s founding in 1948 to the 2009 Sprint Cup Series. The 548-page guide to NASCAR chronicles the drivers, owners, races, and cars that have made NASCAR an American institution. Each thrilling moment in NASCAR history is detailed in chronological order. The book, which has a padded, leather-like cover, will be treasured by fans of NASCAR, auto racing, and American history.
NASCAR: The Complete History includes: A comprehensive year-by-year account of NASCAR racing, including timelines of important NASCAR moments from each year. Driver rankings, points, starts, victories, and earnings for every NASCAR racing season through 2009. Profiles of NASCAR s top drivers, including Junior Johnson, Bill Elliott, Darrell Waltrip, David Pearson, Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Cale Yarborough, and Jimmie Johnson. Profiles of NASCAR movers and shakers like founder Bill France and race analyst Ned Jarrett. Hundreds of photographs of NASCAR cars, drivers, and events. An Appendix listing every top-level NASCAR race in the history of the sanctioning body, including the NASCAR Grand National, Winston Cup, NEXTEL Cup, and Sprint Cup. Keywords nascar stock car racing, auto racing, american history, motorsports