Recently on NASCAR Reddit, MLT2414 posted asking fans about what moments they became a NASCAR fan. Here are some of the best responses people gave.
In the Stands
Wise_Tumbleweed_131 says that he really started watching during COVID.
For JoseyWalesMotorSales, it took a while for her to get into it, but she did.
For TheLaFlameEffect, the 2021 Indianapolis race hooked him.
typical_sub_user started watching it while they were sick with leukemia, and it helped them.
A simple, but not uncommon tale for BBQGnomeSauce.
PierceAndPierceVP said that it took a while, but they got into it int he early 2020s.
For TheOrangeFutbol, a sick day for his mother caused them to watch the 2005 Daytona 500.
TitanTransit got into it through NASCAR 06.
For Chickfilaman, it was the movie Cars and the 2007 Daytona 500.
Friendly_Debate04 became a fan after the 2001 Pepsi 400.
tjeepdrv2 said his dad watched it, but it was video games that really got him into the sport.
jwt_07 fell in love after Bristol in 1995.
For TheGrandBudapest_, it was taking his dad to his first race at Gateway.
The moments that make people fans stick with them for a long time to come. It just shows the power that something like NASCAR has on people.