The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing recommending and operating company that is most famous for stock-car racing. Bill France founded The NASCAR privately owned company in 1948, and currently, his son, Jim France, managing the business as the CEO since August 6, 2018.
There are three major national racing series which include in the NASCAR 2020, the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR Gander RV or Outdoors Truck Series. In 2020, NASCAR organized the 72nd season of the NASCAR Cup Series and the 49th season for the “Modern ERA Cup” Series For professional stock car racing in the US. The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series took place in Daytona International Speedway with the Busch Clash, the Bluegreen Vacations Duel qualifying races and the 62nd running of the Daytona 500. The general season is scheduled to end at Daytona on August 29 and The NASCAR playoffs are scheduled to end with the race at Phoenix Raceway on November 8.
In 2020, NASCAR will organize the 39th season of the NASCAR Xfinity Series. It will also begin at Daytona International Speedway with the NASCAR Racing Experience 300 on February 15.
This is the first season under NASCAR’s new tiered sponsorship model after rejecting Monster Energy’s offer to extend its title sponsorship. In 2020, Busch Beer, Coca-Cola, GEICO, and Xfinity announced as the Premier Partners of the NASCAR Cup Series, replacing the sole title sponsor of Monster Energy.
NASCAR Drivers 2020
Tyler Reddick won the 2018 and 2019 championship. When the season was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, drivers from all NASCAR series and Xfinity Series participated in the NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series during that time. This will be the last full-time season for Jimmie Johnson who won the championship seven-times and Brendan Gaughan. And David Ragan, who retired from racing in NASCAR full-time after 2019, returned this season for the Daytona 500 in the Cup Series.
Foundation of NASCAR
Stock car racing in the US has its origins in bootlegging during Prohibition when drivers ran with whiskey made primarily in the Appalachian region of the United States. In the 1920s and 1930s, “Daytona Beach” provided France and Belgium as the perfect location for world land speed records. A historic story for the sport highlighted that the beginning of 2020 NASCAR’s premier series became known as the NASCAR Cup Series and sponsored by four main consumer brands as Premier Partners. as Busch Beer, Coca-Cola®, GEICO, and Xfinity.
The first race between Ransom Olds and Alexander Winton was in 1903 at Daytona Beach and 15 records were set on the Daytona Beach Road Course between 1905 and 1935. Daytona Beach had become the most worthwhile track for fast cars in 1936.
A collection of drivers gathered at Daytona Beach, Florida On March 8, 1936, brought their cars, hardtops, convertibles, and sports cars to compete in an event to determine the fastest cars, and best drivers. All over the race, the heavier cars got bogged down in the sand, while the lightweight Fords navigated the ruts of the course, eventually claiming the top 6 finishes for the race.