NASCAR

or N.A.S.C.A.R.

[ nas-kahr ]
/ ˈnæs kɑr /
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noun

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing.
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NASCAR


acronym for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, U.S. auto racing promotion group founded 1948 in Daytona Beach, Florida. NASCAR dad in U.S. political parlance, "small-town, often Southern white man who abandons traditional Democratic leanings to vote Republican at least once every four years" coined 2003 by Democratic pollster Celinda Lake.

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