Who won the first Nascar race in history?
OCTOBER 16, 1949 – Red Byron wins the first NASCAR Strictly Stock championship.
What was the first ever Nascar?
The first NASCAR Strictly Stock Series race — the first stock car race officially sanctioned by the company — took place on June 19, 1949, at Charlotte Speedway in North Carolina before a crowd of around 13,000. The race was comprised of 200 laps that equated to 150 miles, and cars reached top speeds of around 68 mph.
Who was the first race ever?
In 1895 the first true race was held, from Paris to Bordeaux, France, and back, a distance of 1,178 km. The winner made an average speed of 24.15 kph. Organized automobile racing began in the United States with an 87-km race from Chicago to Evanston, Illinois, and back on Thanksgiving Day in 1895.