NASCAR comes to 1350 WZGM!!!
(1350 WZGM) Independent Asheville Radio is proud to announce the partnership of MRN, PRN and WZGM. Effective immediately, all NASCAR races and official coverage will be broadcast and streamed on our station. NASCAR has deep roots in Western NC and many families across our community have close ties to racing. It is for those reasons that we are even more thrilled to bring NASCAR back to a WNC owned station.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, which was born as the “Strictly Stock” division in 1949, is now the premier motor sports circuit in North America. The sport has gone from racing the modified, pre-World War II coupes of bygone eras to competing with the brand-new sixth generation of stock car — aggressively styled, purpose-built racers derived from road-going Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota sedans.
Three national series, four regional touring series, one local grassroots series and three international circuits race under the NASCAR banner, which also sanctions the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) series.
The vivid history of the sport has a home in the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which opened in 2010 in Charlotte, N.C. The family business continues to thrive today under the leadership of grandson Brian Z. France, NASCAR chairman and CEO, and granddaughter Lesa France Kennedy, who serves on the NASCAR board of directors.
NASCAR fans are among the most brand-loyal in all of sports, and as a result more Fortune 500 companies participate in NASCAR than any other sport. NASCAR consists of three national series (the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series), four regional series, and one local grassroots series, as well as three international series.
If you would like more information about listening, participating or advertising – contact our downtown Asheville offices at 828-505-8439.