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National Corvette Museum Showcases History of NASCAR with New Exhibit “From Moonshine to Finish Line”

 

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – Well before modified race cars plastered with sponsor logos took to oval tracks across the country, small, fast stock cars could be seen speeding around the Appalachian region carrying bootleg whiskey, attempting to evade police. Drivers would modify their cars to make them quick and nimble, maximizing speed as well as space to carry their precious cargo.

The sport of “runnin’ shine” eventually evolved and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was officially founded in 1948 by Bill France, Sr. Today the sport is second to the NFL among professional sports franchises when it comes to television ratings in the United States.

Nascar Exhibit -  From Moonshine to Finish Line at the National Corvette Museum «Read the rest of this article»

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