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NASCAR’s First Cup Series Race

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NFJJ, through weekly YouTube videos, serves as your gateway to NASCAR’s enthralling history and captivating stories, igniting your passion for the world of NASCAR.

The NASCAR Cup series boasts nearly 3,000 races, over 200 winners, and 36 champions across its prominent 75-year history. However, the race that started it remains underexplored. Held on June 19th, 1949, in Charlotte, North Carolina, this pioneering event laid the groundwork for seven and a half decades of stock car racing in the United States. Through fascinating characters, interesting stories, and a significant controversy, the first race was the dawn of a new era in American motorsports. Join me as we dive into NASCAR’s first-ever Cup Series race.

  • Learn about the stars and cars that competed in NASCAR’s first race
  • Explore the controversial finish that saw the race winner get disqualified
  • Discover the events that led up to the creation of a “Stock Car” division
  • Learn about NASCAR’s first female driver, who started in the first-ever Cup Series race

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