NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series

The AutoZone Elite Division, Southwest Series is a defunct racing league that operated from 1985 to 2006 under the direction of NASCAR. The series raced light-weight late model race cars.

Sport governing body

Category Stock cars
Area of jurisdiction Canada,United States,Mexico
Formation date 1948
Headquarters Daytona Beach, Florida
Charlotte, North Carolina
New York City, New York


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Sport governing body

Category Stock cars
Area of jurisdiction Canada,United States,Mexico
Formation date 1948
Headquarters Daytona Beach, Florida
Charlotte, North Carolina
New York City, New York


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William "Bill" Henry Getty France, Sr. "Big Bill" (September 26, 1909-June 7, 1992), was the co-founder of NASCAR, the sanctioning body of United States-based stock car racing.

Background

France was born in Washington, D. C.
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William Clifton France (April 4 1933 - June 4 2007), nicknamed "Bill Jr." and "Little Bill," was an American motorsports executive who served from 1972 to 2000 as the head of NASCAR, the sanctioning body of United States-based stock car racing.
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Michael Helton is currently the president of the National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR). He replaced Bill France, Jr. in November 2000 as the company's third president. He was named the Chief Operating Officer of NASCAR in February 1999.
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Brian France (born August 2, 1962) is the CEO and chairman of NASCAR, taking over the position from his father, Bill France, Jr., in 2003 [1] . He had previously managed NASCAR's marketing department and touring divisions and was involved in the creation of the Craftsman
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Category Stock car racing
Country or region  United States
Inaugural season
Drivers 49
Teams 22
Engine suppliers 4
Drivers' champion Jimmie Johnson
Teams' champion Hendrick Motorsports

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Sport Auto racing
Founded 1981
No. of teams 25
Country(ies)  Canada
 United States
 Mexico

Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR.
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Sport Auto racing
Founded 1993
No. of teams 23
Country(ies)  United States

Most recent champion(s) Todd Bodine The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks.
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NASCAR Local Racing is a group of regional stock car racing divisions sanctioned by NASCAR.

Former Divisions

NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division
  • Midwest Series
  • Northwest Series
  • Southeast Series
  • Southwest Series

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The NASCAR Grand National Division, West Series (formerly the NASCAR Winston West Series and the NASCAR Grand National Division, Autozone West Series) is a regional stock car racing division of NASCAR.
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Sport Auto racing
Founded 1987
No. of teams 19 Fully Active
Country(ies)  United States

The NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch East Series is a regional stock car racing division sanctioned by NASCAR.
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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (WMT) (previously the NASCAR Winston Modified Tour and NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series) is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR in the Modified division.
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The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour (WSMT) is a stock car racing series owned by NASCAR and operated in the Southeastern United States as part of its Modified Division.
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Sport Auto racing
Founded 1981
No. of teams
Country(ies)  Canada

Most recent champion(s) Andrew Ranger The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series is a NASCAR series in Canada. It is the successor to the former CASCAR Super Series.
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Sport Auto racing
Founded 2004
No. of teams 35
Country(ies)  Mexico

Most recent champion(s) Rogelio López

Official website www.nascarmexico.
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Sport Auto racing
Founded 2004
No. of teams 40
Country(ies)  Mexico

Most recent champion(s) Abraham Calderón

Official website [1]

The NASCAR Mexico T4 Series
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The Whelen All-American Series (formerly the Dodge Weekly Series) is a semi-professional and amateur auto racing series sanctioned by NASCAR. It is commonly seen as the lowest level of competitive racing sanctioned by NASCAR, and is thus the entry point for a number of aspiring
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The Toyota All-Star Showdown is a nonpoints, all-star race that brings together the top drivers in NASCAR's lower-level series.

It was inaugurated in 2003, and all three events so far have been held at Irwindale Speedway in suburban Los Angeles.
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The AutoZone Elite Division, Midwest Series is a defunct racing league that operated from 1998 to 2006 under the direction of NASCAR. The series raced light-weight late model race cars.
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The AutoZone Elite Division, Northwest Series is a defunct racing league that operated from 1985 to 2006 under the direction of NASCAR. The series raced light-weight late model race cars.
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The NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division, Southeast Series is a NASCAR-sanctioned amateur/semi-pro racing series based in the Southeastern United States. The series was formerly known as the Slim Jim All Pro Series.
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The International Sport Compact Auto Racing Series (ISCARS) (previously known as the NASCAR Baby Grand National, Goody's Dash Series and IPOWER Dash Series
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This page is an overview of coverage of NASCAR racing on television and radio.

Early years

The first known telecast of a NASCAR race was the 1960 Daytona 500, parts of which was presented as part of CBS Sports Spectacular, with announcer Bud Palmer.
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NASCAR ON FOX is a series of NASCAR races airing on Fox Sports and the SPEED Channel since 2001.

Background

On November 11, 1999, a new contract was signed for American television broadcast rights for NASCAR, split between FOX/FX and NBC/TBS (later TNT) beginning
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NASCAR on ESPN is a series of NASCAR races that were broadcasted by the ESPN Broadcast (formerly ABC) and Cable networks from the early 1960s until 2000. ESPN resumed coverage of NASCAR with the Busch Series race at Daytona in February 2007.
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NASCAR Hot Pass is a pay-per-view television package available exclusively on DirecTV in the United States and on various cable & satellite providers in Canada. It debuted at the 2007 Daytona 500, which aired on February 18 of that year.
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Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 607
Dish Network Channel 150
Star Choice Channel 406
Cable
Verizon FiOS Channel 71
Comcast Channels Vary
Time Warner Cable Channels Vary
Charter Channels Vary
Cox Cable Channels Vary
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The Motor Racing Network (MRN) is the radio broadcasting operation of NASCAR. It broadcasts coverage of most major NASCAR races at the top three levels of NASCAR: the NEXTEL Cup, the Busch Series and the Craftsman Truck Series.
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The Performance Racing Network is a radio network controlled by Speedway Motorsports, Inc..

PRN broadcasts all NASCAR-sanctioned Nextel Cup and Busch Series events held at Speedway Motorsports-controlled tracks and assists with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network
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