NASCAR Day - May
Fri, May 19, 2023


NASCAR Day is an annual charity celebration. The holiday is an expression of a strong spirit and passion for sport. This day, the racers arrange races and raise funds for charity.

The History

This famous car race was first held in 1948 in Florida. NASCAR is a company providing stock car racing. The event was held for a few months. It gained immense popularity. Every year, millions of people become spectators. They place bets and buy themed souvenirs. Seeing the races’ popularity, the NASCAR Foundation and its partners decided to establish a holiday for raising money to improve the lives of children.

The first NASCAR day was held in 2003. Sponsors, famous racers, volunteers, and fans united to attract the attention of the public and raise money for the benefit of children. The events are covered by the media, and promote charity in every possible way.

Interesting Facts

NASCAR is the company that sanctions and manages car racing.

  1. The company was founded by the American businessman Bill France Sr.
  2. In the mid-2000s, to stop driver injuries and deaths, the company modified its vehicles with higher ceilings and more spacious cabs.
  3. The Dodge Charger Daytona is the only car forbidden, as it’s too powerful, which gives its driver a great advantage over the other participants.
  4. Every year, NASCAR supports about 1500 races on 100 tracks.

When is NASCAR Day celebrated in 2023?

NASCAR Day is observed the third Friday in May.


Weekday Month Day Year
Friday May 19 2023
Friday May 17 2024
Friday May 16 2025