NASCAR made easynow updated to cover the latest drivers, records, and rule changes
Of the 20 sporting events with the highest attendance in 2001, 17 were NASCAR races, and over 120 million people tune into NASCAR on television. Written by a top NASCAR driver, this fun and easy guide gets new NASCAR fans up to speed on the cars, drivers, series, and races that make up this hugely popular sport. Featuring 24 pages of all–new color photos, this updated edition profiles hot new drivers and covers the name change of NASCARs premier racing series (from the Winston Cup to the Nextel Cup), the new rules that make the end of this series more exciting and competitive, and the latest NASCAR tracks, records, and achievements.
Mark Martin (Daytona Beach, FL) is one of NASCARs most successful drivers, with 33 wins (the fourth most among active drivers), and a #4 ranking in the Nextel Cups all–time standings. He has currently started 508 straight Cup races. In addition, he holds a record 45 victories in the Busch Series, and his 11 victories in the International Race of Champions series ties with the most ever. He has won four championships in the IROC series, including a record three straight wins from 199698.