NASCAR is the governing body for various racing series in the United States. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is the top level of stock car racing in the world. Famous NASCAR drivers past and present include Dale Earnhardt (Sr. and Jr.), Richard Petty, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin.
The most prestigious NASCAR race is the Daytona 500. In 2012, Matt Kenseth won his second Daytona 500.
Brad Keselowski is the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup champion.