Bill France

June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/22/92, Vol. 112 Issue 24, p28
Reports that Bill France, creator of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), died at the age of 82. He organized his first race in 1935; He built Daytona Beach's 2.5-mile high-banked track in 1959; Control of his organization was transferred 20 years ago to his sons.


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