ESPN Ultimate NASCAR Vol. 1: The Explosion - NASCAR's Rise
Once merely a regional pastime, NASCAR has transformed stock car racing into a full-blown, all-American phenomenon. From its humble origins on the hard-packed dirt roads of the rural South to the superslick asphalt speedways of today, ESPN Ultimate NASCAR takes you inside the nation's fastest sport. Join host Dr. Jerry Punch for a look at the future of the sport by celebrating its past. Witness the birth of NASCAR in 1948 and the media explosion of the first televised Daytona 500, experience the "Mardi Gras" atmosphere of Talladega and feel the passion that legions of fans hold for their favorite drivers. Features exclusive interviews with superstars including Richard Petty, Jeff Burton, Darrell Waltrip, Bobby Allison, Cale Yarborough and more.