The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock car racing.[1] The privately owned company was founded by Bill France Sr. in 1948,[2] and his son, Jim France, has been the CEO since August 2018.[3] The company is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida.[4] Each year, NASCAR sanctions over 1,500 races at over 100 tracks in 48 US states as well as in Canada, Mexico, and Europe.

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC
SportAuto racing
CategoryStock car racing
Sports car racing (IMSA)
FoundedFebruary 21, 1948; 74 years ago (1948-02-21)
HeadquartersDaytona Beach, Florida, U.S. (main)
Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
PresidentSteve Phelps
Peter Jung (Vice President, CMO)
ChairmanJim France
ChairpersonMike Helton (Vice Chairman)
CEOJim France
Other key staff
  • Steve O'Donnell (CRDO)
  • Jill Gregory (CMO)
  • Gary Crotty (CLO)
  • Ed Bennett (CAO)
  • R. Todd Wilson (CFO)
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