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NASCAR

[nas-kahr] /ˈnæs kɑr/
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1.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing.
Also, N.A.S.C.A.R.
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NASCAR

acronym for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, U.S. auto racing promotion group founded 1948 in Daytona Beach, Florida. NASCAR dad in U.S. political parlance, "small-town, often Southern white man who abandons traditional Democratic leanings to vote Republican at least once every four years" coined 2003 by Democratic pollster Celinda Lake.

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NASCAR

National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing
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NASCAR

sanctioning body for stock-car racing in North America, founded in 1948 in Daytona Beach, Fla., and responsible for making stock-car racing a widely popular sport in the United States by the turn of the 21st century.

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