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"The Race Is Over, And NASCAR Wins", Motor Trend, September 2004

("10 Defining Moments In NASCAR History That Helped Make It What It Is - Enormous.")

* December 14, 1947 - Bill France invents NASCAR
* February 22, 1959 - The Inaugural Daytona 500
* September 14, 1969 - Big Bill breaks the union at Talladega
* February 18, 1979 - CBS televises the Daytona 500 live
* September 15, 1982 - USA Today prints its first edition
* August 13, 1989 - Tim Richmond dies from AIDS at 34
* April 1, 1993 - NASCAR champ Alan Kulwicki is killed in a plane crash
* July 26, 1999 - Roger Penske sells his racetracks
* February 18, 2001 - Dale Earnhardt dies
* September 13, 2004 - Brian France assumes control

 

 

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