NASCAR And Brian Vickers

The National Association for stock car auto racing (NASCAR) ran it's first official race on June 19, 1949 at Charlotte, North Carolina fairgrounds. In front of a crowd of 23,000 fans. Jim Roper won the race and the $2,000 purse, driving a Lincoln Cosmopolitan. The next 4 finishers were, Fonty Flock who took second, Red Byron finished third, Sam Rice finished fourth, and Tim Flock finished fifth. Other well known drivers in the race including Lee Petty, Curtis Turner, and Buck Baker.There are over 75 million NASCAR fans in the United States, and over 6 million of them will attend races in 2010. The sport of auto racing and NASCAR in particular has steadily grown in popularity over the years, and is now as big as ever.Brian Lee Vickers is an American NASCAR driver and at the age of 20, he became the youngest champion in any of NASCAR’s three tier series. Brian Vickers is one of the most diverse drivers in motorsports. When he isn’t bouncing between races, his business office and residence in Palm Beach Florida, as well as getaway spots in Charlotte and New York City, Brian also likes to partake in the typical and mundane activities you’d expect from a Red Bull athlete - mountain biking, scuba diving, golf and his most recent venture - skydiving. Spending time on the golf course with a good round of 18 holes is another way he enjoys spending his free time. Brian Vickers girlfriend is Sarah Kensington.