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The great races in NASCAR's history

Every race in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series has its own history. From Jim Paschal's 1961 Nashville 500 victory at the half-mile Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds dirt track to John Andretti grabbing his first NASCAR Winston Cup victory at Daytona International Speedway in the 1997 Pepsi 400 each race has its own set of memories. Check out some of the greatest moments in each race's history.

Looking back, season by season
NASCAR President William H.G. "Bill" France had no idea what to expect when he launched the first season of NASCAR racing with a Modified stock car event on the beach/road course in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Feb. 15. 1948. A look back at NASCAR's early seasons reveals how the sport has grown in popularity over the years.

NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers
In celebration of its fifty years as a sport, NASCAR has honored its "50 Greatest Drivers." The drivers range from past champions to family legends to fan favorites. All the driver from past to present share one thing in common: The will to win.

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