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ABC are the first three letters of the Latin script known as the alphabet.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American open-wheel car racing, also known as Indy Car racing, is a category of professional-level automobile racing in the United States and North America.
An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a safety anti-skid braking system used on aircraft and on land vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, trucks and buses.
Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black, and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.
Asymmetry is the absence of, or a violation of, symmetry (the property of an object being invariant to a transformation, such as reflection).
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
In automotive design, the automobile layout describes where on the vehicle the engine and drive wheels are found.
The lighting system of a motor vehicle consists of lighting and signalling devices mounted or integrated to the front, rear, sides, and in some cases the top of a motor vehicle.
A banked turn (or banking turn) is a turn or change of direction in which the vehicle banks or inclines, usually towards the inside of the turn.
A beam axle, rigid axle or solid axle is a dependent suspension design, in which a set of wheels is connected laterally by a single beam or shaft.
The bench seat was the traditional seat installed in American and Australian automobiles.
The Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard is an annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points race held at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana.
William Clyde "Bill" Elliott (born October 8, 1955), also known as Awesome Bill from Dawsonville, or Million Dollar Bill, is a retired NASCAR driver.
William Clifton "Bill" France (April 4, 1933 – June 4, 2007), nicknamed, "Bill France Jr." or "Little Billy", was an American motorsports executive who served from 1972 to 2000 as the chief executive officer (CEO) of NASCAR, the sanctioning body of the US-based stock car racing.
William Henry Getty France (September 26, 1909 – June 7, 1992), also known as Bill France Sr. or Big Bill, was an American racing driver.
Robert Arthur "Bobby" Allison (born December 3, 1937) is a former American professional stock car racing driver and owner.
The Bonneville Salt Flats is a densely packed salt pan in Tooele County in northwestern Utah.
The bore or cylinder bore is a part of a piston engine.
Brian Zachary France (born August 2, 1962) is an American businessman who is the current CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, serving in the post since 2003.
Bristol Motor Speedway, formerly known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway, is a NASCAR short track venue located in Bristol, Tennessee.
The Buick Regal is an upscale mid-sized automobile that was first introduced by Buick for the 1973 model year.
Bump and run is a technique for passing used in stock car racing, which eventually inspired the police PIT maneuver.
William Caleb "Cale" Yarborough (born March 27, 1939), is an American farmer, businessman and former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and owner.
From the front of the car, a right wheel with a negative camber angle Camber angle is the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle; specifically, it is the angle between the vertical axis of the wheels used for steering and the vertical axis of the vehicle when viewed from the front or rear.
The Can-Am Duel, formerly known as the Twin 125s, is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series preliminary event to the Daytona 500 held annually in February at Daytona International Speedway.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
A canard is an aeronautical arrangement wherein a small forewing or foreplane is placed forward of the main wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.
Carl Michael Edwards II (born August 15, 1979) is an American former professional stock car racing driver.
Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
CARS Tour (formerly known as the USARacing Pro Cup Series, USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series, CARS Pro Cup Series, Rev-Oil Pro Cup Series and CARS X1-R ProCup Series) is a stock car auto racing series in the United States.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
For the current NASCAR track in Charlotte, North Carolina, see Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlotte Speedway was the site of NASCAR's first Strictly Stock (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) race on June 19, 1949.
A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified.
A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.
Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
The Chevrolet Bel Air was a full-size car produced by Chevrolet for the 1950–1981 model years.
The Chevrolet Impala is a full-size car built by Chevrolet for model years 1958–85, 1994–96 and since 2000 onwards.
The Chevrolet Monte Carlo is a two-door coupe manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet from 1970 to 2007 model years (non-continuously), encompassing six generations.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
The Chrysler Cordoba was an intermediate personal luxury coupe sold by Chrysler in North America from 1975–1983.
Coil bind is a style of setup used in various levels of NASCAR racing.
Computer animation is the process used for generating animated images.
Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.
The cylinder block is an integrated structure comprising the cylinder(s) of a reciprocating engine and often some or all of their associated surrounding structures (coolant passages, intake and exhaust passages and ports, and crankcase).
Ralph Dale Earnhardt Sr. (April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001), known professionally as Dale Earnhardt, was an American professional auto racing driver and team owner, best known for his involvement in stock car racing for NASCAR.
Ralph Dale Earnhardt Jr. (born October 10, 1974), known professionally as Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dale Jr., or just Junior, is a retired American professional stock car racing driver, team owner, and is currently an analyst for NASCAR on NBC.
Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956) is a former American race car driver and current sports commentator known for winning the Daytona 500 three times (in 1993, 1996, and 2000) and winning the NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship in 1999.
Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina.
Darrell Lee Waltrip (born February 5, 1947) is an American motorsports analyst, author, national television broadcaster, and former racing driver.
The Daytona 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series motor race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The Daytona Beach Road Course was a race track that was instrumental in the formation of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR.
Daytona International Speedway is a race track in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States.
A decal or transfer is a plastic, cloth, paper or ceramic substrate that has printed on it a pattern or image that can be moved to another surface upon contact, usually with the aid of heat or water.
Dirt track racing is a type of auto racing performed on clay or dirt surfaced oval tracks.
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
The Dodge Charger is a brand of automobile marketed by Dodge.
Dodge, an American automobile brand, produced three separate vehicles with the name Dodge Charger Daytona, all of which were modified Dodge Chargers.
The Dodge Mirada is a mid-sized, rear-wheel drive coupe which was built by American automaker Dodge for model years 1980 to 1983.
Dunkiny "Donnie" Allison (born September 7, 1939 in Miami, Florida) is a former driver on the NASCAR Grand National/Winston Cup circuit, who won ten times during his racing career, which spanned the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s.
In automobiles, a double wishbone suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone-shaped arms to locate the wheel.
Dover International Speedway (formerly Dover Downs International Speedway) is a race track in Dover, Delaware, United States.
Downforce is a downwards thrust created by the aerodynamic characteristics of a car.
In the context of the automobile industry, downsizing is a practice used to transition vehicles from one size segment to another.
In fluid dynamics, drag (sometimes called air resistance, a type of friction, or fluid resistance, another type of friction or fluid friction) is a force acting opposite to the relative motion of any object moving with respect to a surrounding fluid.
An Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is any embedded system in automotive electronics that controls one or more of the electrical systems or subsystems in a vehicle.
Engine displacement is the swept volume of all the pistons inside the cylinders of a reciprocating engine in a single movement from top dead centre (TDC) to bottom dead centre (BDC).
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
In motorsports, a factory-backed racing team or driver is one sponsored by a vehicle manufacturer in official competitions.
The Ford Fairlane is an automobile model that was sold between 1955 and 1970 by Ford in North America.
The Ford Fusion is a four-door, five passenger mid-size sedan manufactured and marketed by Ford across three generations in gasoline, gas/electric hybrid, and gas/plug-in electric hybrid variants.
The Ford Galaxie is a full-sized car that was built in the United States of America by Ford for model years 1959 through to 1974.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
The Ford Taurus is an automobile manufactured by Ford in the United States.
The Ford Thunderbird is a rear wheel drive automobile which was manufactured by Ford in the United States over eleven model generations from 1955 through 2005.
The Ford Torino Talladega is a muscle car that was produced by Ford only during the first few weeks of 1969.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox Sports is the brand name for a number of sports channels, broadcast divisions, programming, and other media around the world that are either controlled or partially owned by the family of Rupert Murdoch.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. was an American multinational corporation headquartered in Austin, Texas, with design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations in more than 75 locations in 19 countries.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.
Fuel injection in NASCAR reflects the technology used by production Toyota, Chevrolet, and Ford vehicles on the road today.
Furniture Row Racing (FRR) is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
The GEICO 500 is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held at the Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama.
Henry Glenn Dunaway (July 6, 1914 – March 8, 1964) was an American auto racer noted for initially winning, and then being disqualified from, what is today recognized as NASCAR's first-ever race.
The following is a glossary of terminology used in motorsport, along with explanations of their meanings.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is an American multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling and based in Akron, Ohio.
The Grand Slam in NASCAR is the achievement of winning all of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series majors in a calendar year.
The Hammerstein Ballroom is a two-tiered, ballroom located within the Manhattan Center at 311 West 34th Street in Manhattan in New York City.
Herbert Watson "Herb" Thomas (April 6, 1923 – August 9, 2000) was a stock car racer who was one of NASCAR's most successful drivers in the 1950s.
Homologation (Greek homologeo, ὁμολογέω, "to agree") is the granting of approval by an official authority.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an automobile racing circuit located in Speedway, Indiana (an enclave suburb of Indianapolis) in the United States.
Jack Roush (born Jackie Earnest Roush on April 19, 1942) is the founder, CEO, and co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing, a NASCAR team headquartered in Concord, North Carolina, and is Chairman of the Board of Roush Enterprises.
James Christopher McMurray (born June 3, 1976) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jeffery Michael "Jeff" Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is an American former professional stock car racing driver, currently an announcer for Fox NASCAR, and a top executive for Hendrick Motorsports.
Christian David "Jim" Roper (August 13, 1916 – June 23, 2000) was a NASCAR driver.
Jimmie Kenneth Johnson (born September 17, 1975) is an American professional stock car racing driver and a seven-time champion in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
Kurt Thomas Busch (born August 4, 1978), is an American professional stock car racing driver.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Linden Airport is a mile southeast of downtown Linden, in Union County, New Jersey.
The following is a list compiling the total number of career victories in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers' Championship is awarded by the chairman of NASCAR to the most successful Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on race results.
The following is a list of drivers who are currently competing in a series sanctioned by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
NASCAR teams compete in all three national NASCAR series: the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Camping World Truck Series, as well as in all the regional touring series.
This is a list of tracks which have hosted a NASCAR race from 1948 to present.
The Manhattan Center building, built in 1906 and located at 311 West 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan, houses Manhattan Center Studios (home to two recording studios), its Grand Ballroom, and the Hammerstein Ballroom, one of New York City's most renowned performance venues.
A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.
Martin Lee Truex Jr. (born June 29, 1980) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
Martinsville Speedway is an International Speedway Corporation-owned NASCAR stock car racing track located in Henry County, in Ridgeway, Virginia, just to the south of Martinsville.
McLaren Racing Limited, competing as McLaren F1 Team, is a British Formula One team based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, England.
McLaren Applied Technologies is a British technology company that works in conjunction with companies such as GSK, NHS and more.
McLaren Automotive (formerly known as McLaren Cars) is a British automotive manufacturer based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey.
The mean piston speed is the average speed of the piston in a reciprocating engine.
A mid-size car (occasionally referred to as an intermediate) is the North American/Australian standard for an automobile with a size equal to or greater than that of a compact.
Michael D. "Mike" Bliss (born April 5, 1965) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
Monster Energy is an energy drink introduced by Hansen Natural Company (now Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST)) in April 2002.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
A multi-link suspension is a type of vehicle suspension design typically used in independent suspensions, using three or more lateral arms, and one or more longitudinal arms.
A NACA duct, also sometimes called a NACA scoop or NACA inlet, is a common form of low-drag air inlet design, originally developed by the U.S. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the precursor to NASA, in 1945.
Naming rights are a financial transaction and form of advertising whereby a corporation or other entity purchases the right to name a facility or event, typically for a defined period of time.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (formerly the NASCAR SuperTruck Series presented by Craftsman and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series) is a pickup truck racing series owned and operated by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, and is the only series in all of NASCAR to race modified production pickup trucks.
The NASCAR Grand National East Series was a short-lived racing series created by NASCAR in 1972 to provide a second-tier series, below the Winston Cup Series, to provide races at tracks that had been removed from the former Grand National Series' schedule upon Winston's assumption of the series sponsorship in 1971.
The NASCAR playoffs is a championship playoff system used in the NASCAR's three national series.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) makes and enforces numerous rules and regulations that transcend all racing series.
The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) (previously the NASCAR Winston Modified Tour and NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series from 1985 until 2005) is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR in the Modified Division.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series is a stock car racing series organized by NASCAR.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
A naturally aspirated engine is an internal combustion engine in which oxygen intake depends solely on atmospheric pressure and does not rely on forced induction through a turbocharger or a supercharger.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway is a oval speedway located in Loudon, New Hampshire, which has hosted NASCAR racing annually since the early 1990s, as well as the longest-running motorcycle race in North America, the Loudon Classic.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Nextel Communications, Inc. was a wireless service operator that merged with and continues to exist as a wholly owned subsidiary of Sprint Corporation.
Octane is a hydrocarbon and an alkane with the chemical formula C8H18, and the condensed structural formula CH3(CH2)6CH3.
Oval track racing is a form of closed-circuit automobile racing that is contested on an oval-shaped track.
An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.
A Panhard rod (also called Panhard bar, track bar, or track rod) is a suspension link that provides lateral location of the axle.
Petty Enterprises (formerly Lee Petty Engineering) was a NASCAR racing team based in Randleman, North Carolina, USA.
Pixar Animation Studios, commonly referred to as Pixar, is an American computer animation movie studio based in Emeryville, California that is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.
Plymouth was a brand of automobiles based in the United States, produced by the Chrysler Corporation and its successor DaimlerChrysler.
The Plymouth Belvedere was an American automobile model that was produced by Plymouth from 1954 to 1970.
The Plymouth Superbird was a highly modified, short-lived version of the Plymouth Road Runner with well-known graphics and horn sound.
Pocono Raceway (formerly Pocono International Raceway) also known as The Tricky Triangle, is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.
The Grand Prix was a line of all terrain automobiles produced by the Pontiac Division of General Motors from 1962 through 2002 for coupes and 1988-2008 for sedans.
In automobiles, power steering (also power-assisted steering (PAS) or steering assist system) helps drivers steer by augmenting steering effort of the steering wheel.
The Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act is a 1970 federal law in the United States designed to limit the practice of smoking.
The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR), based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and founded by R. J. Reynolds in 1875, is the second-largest tobacco company in the U.S. (behind Altria).
Racing flags are traditionally used in auto racing and similar motorsports to indicate track condition and to communicate important messages to drivers.
A racing slick (also known as a "slick tyre") is a type of tyre that has a smooth tread used mostly in auto racing.
Rain tyres or Wet tyres ("tires" in American English, commonly shortened to wets) are special tyres used in motorsport in wet weather as opposed to a slick tyre used in dry conditions.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Recirculating ball, also known as recirculating ball and nut or worm and sector, is a steering mechanism commonly found in older automobiles, off-road vehicles, and some trucks.
Robert "Red" Byron (March 12, 1915 – November 11, 1960) was an American stock car racing driver, who was successful in NASCAR competition in the sanctioning body's first years.
Redneck is a derogatory term chiefly but not exclusively applied to white Americans perceived to be crass and unsophisticated, closely associated with rural whites of the Southern United States.
A restrictor plate or air restrictor is a device installed at the intake of an engine to limit its power.
Richard Lee Petty (born July 2, 1937), nicknamed The King, is a former NASCAR driver who raced in the Strictly Stock/Grand National Era and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series.
Road America is a road course located near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Wisconsin Highway 67.
In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.
A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character.
A roll cage is a specially engineered and constructed frame built in (or sometimes around, in which case it is known as an exo cage) the passenger compartment of a vehicle to protect its occupants from being injured in an accident, particularly in the event of a rollover.
Sandbagging describes someone who underperforms (usually deliberately) in an event.
A seed is a competitor or team in a sport or other tournament who is given a preliminary ranking for the purposes of the draw.
Sheet metal is metal formed by an industrial process into thin, flat pieces.
is a Japanese multinational holding conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Sonoma Raceway, formerly Sears Point Raceway and Infineon Raceway is a road course and drag strip located on the landform known as Sears Point in the southern Sonoma Mountains in Sonoma, California, USA.
The Southeastern United States (Sureste de Estados Unidos, Sud-Est des États-Unis) is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.
In architecture and structural engineering, a space frame or space structure is a rigid, lightweight, truss-like structure constructed from interlocking struts in a geometric pattern.
Speed is a defunct sports-oriented cable and satellite television network that was owned by the Fox Sports Media Group division of 21st Century Fox.
A spoiler is an automotive aerodynamic device whose intended design function is to 'spoil' unfavorable air movement across a body of a vehicle in motion, usually described as turbulence or drag.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
A spring is an elastic object that stores mechanical energy.
The Sprint Cup Trophy is the trophy that was presented to the championship winner of the premier series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) from 2004 to 2016.
Other speedways at state fairgrounds can be found at State Fairgrounds Speedway (disambiguation) State Fairgrounds Speedway, located at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina, was a half-mile oval dirt racetrack which was the site of auto races for NASCAR's top series in 1955, 1969, and 1970.
Sterling Burton Marlin (born June 30, 1957) is an American stock car racing driver.
Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing.
In the context of an Internal combustion engine, the term stroke has the following related meanings.
Sunoco LP is a master limited partnership organized in Delaware and headquartered in Dallas, Texas that is a wholesale distributor of motor fuels.
Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two.
Talladega Superspeedway, formerly named Alabama International Motor Speedway (AIMS), is a motorsports complex located north of Talladega, Alabama.
A template is a device used by sanctioning body officials to check the body shape and height of racing vehicles.
Tiffany & Company (known colloquially as Tiffany or Tiffany's) is an American luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City.
Julius Timothy "Tim" Flock (May 11, 1924 – March 31, 1998) was an American stock car racer.
TNT is trinitrotoluene, an explosive chemical compound.
The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) was entered in November 1998, originally between the four largest United States tobacco companies (Philip Morris Inc., R. J. Reynolds, Brown & Williamson and Lorillard – the "original participating manufacturers", referred to as the "Majors") and the attorneys general of 46 states.
Anthony Wayne Stewart (born May 20, 1971), nicknamed Smoke, is an American former professional stock car racing driver and NASCAR team owner.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
The Toyota Camry (Japanese: トヨタ・カムリ Toyota Kamuri) is an automobile sold internationally by the Japanese manufacturer Toyota since 1982, spanning multiple generations.
A traction control system (TCS), also known as ASR (from lit), is typically (but not necessarily) a secondary function of the electronic stability control (ESC) on production motor vehicles, designed to prevent loss of traction of driven road wheels.
A trailing-arm suspension, sometimes referred as trailing-link is a vehicle suspension design in which one or more arms (or "links") are connected between (and perpendicular to and forward of) the axle and a pivot point (located on the chassis of a motor vehicle).
Trevor Bayne (born February 19, 1991) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
A tri-oval is a shape which derives its name from the two other shapes it most resembles, a triangle and an oval.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate that is part of AT&T's WarnerMedia, and manages the collection of cable television networks and properties initiated or acquired by Ted Turner.
Turner Sports (TS) is the division of Turner Broadcasting System responsible for sports broadcasts on Turner channels including TBS, TNT, TruTV, and CNN en Español (for occasional Spanish language simulcasts), and for operating the digital media outlets NCAA.com, NBA.com, PGATour.com and PGA.com.
Understeer and oversteer are vehicle dynamics terms used to describe the sensitivity of a vehicle to steering.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
A valvetrain or valvetrain is a mechanical system that controls operation of the valves in an internal combustion engine, whereby a sequence of components transmits motion throughout the assembly.
A vortex generator (VG) is an aerodynamic device, consisting of a small vane usually attached to a lifting surface (or airfoil, such as an aircraft wing) or a rotor blade of a wind turbine.
The Waldorf Astoria New York is a luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Watkins Glen International, nicknamed "The Glen", is an automobile race track located in Watkins Glen, New York, at the southern tip of Seneca Lake.
ABC's Wide World of Sports is an American sports anthology television program that aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from April 29, 1961 to January 3, 1998, primarily on Saturday afternoons.
A wing mirror, also known as the fender mirror, door mirror, outside rear-view mirror or side view mirror, is a mirror found on the exterior of motor vehicles for the purposes of helping the driver see areas behind and to the sides of the vehicle, outside the driver's peripheral vision (in the 'blind spot').
Winston is an American brand of cigarettes, currently owned and manufactured by ITG Brands, subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco in the United States and by Japan Tobacco outside the U.S. The brand is named after the town where R. J. Reynolds started his business which is Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Wood Brothers Racing is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
The 1949 NASCAR Strictly Stock season was the inaugural season of professional stock car racing in the United States.
The Inaugural NASCAR Strictly Stock Series Race was the first stock car race sanctioned by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
The 1951 NASCAR Grand National season was the third season of professional stock car racing in the United States.
The 1953 NASCAR Grand National Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) began on February 1 and ended on November 1.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.
The 1979 Daytona 500, the 21st annual event, was the second race of the 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) season.
The 1987 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Season was the 39th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 16th modern-era cup series.
The 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series was the 58th season of professional Stock car racing in the United States and the 35th modern-era NASCAR Cup series season.
The 2009 Aaron's 499 was the ninth race of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
The 2010 Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia was the sixth race of the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
The 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was the 62nd season of professional stock car racing in the United States, the 39th modern-era cup series, and the first Cup season of the 2010s, the 21st century's second decade.
The 2011 Daytona 500, the 53rd running of the event, was held on February 20, 2011 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida as the first race of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
The 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series season was the thirtieth season of semi-professional stock car racing in the United States.
The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series was the 69th season of professional stock car racing in the United States, and the 46th modern-era Cup series season.
The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is the 70th season of professional stock car racing in the United States, and the 47th modern-era Cup series season.
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