NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. A popular backronym (back acronym) of NASCAR used by non-fans of the sport is “Non Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks.” The backronym has been cited in print since at least 1996.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is a family-owned and -operated business venture that sanctions and governs multiple auto racing sports events. It was founded by Bill France, Sr. in 1947–48. As of 2009, the CEO for the company is Brian France, grandson of Bill France, Sr. NASCAR is the largest sanctioning body of stock car racing in the United States. The three largest racing series sanctioned by NASCAR are the Sprint Cup Series, the Nationwide Series, and the Camping World Truck Series.
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What does NASCAR stand for?
Non Athletic Sports Centered Around Rednecks
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Pelty and the APA
And as far as NASCAR lemme spell it out for ya
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The definition speaks for itself
by Ninjalo Nov 28, 2003
By Sharyn McCrumb
New York, NY: Kensington Books
At least the man knew that the sport did have its complexities, which made a nice change from all the idiots who thought NASCAR stood for Non Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks.
A Certain Point of View:
The UK’s Youngest Grumpy Old Man
By Eddie Hall
Far be it from me to have a pop at the Americans but I can’t help wondering if NASCAR stands for Non-Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks.