Innovation of a race car
NASCAR has come a long way since the days of racing on the beaches of Daytona.
Primarily, fans have seen changes as the race cars themselves evolved over the years. This year, anticipation surrounds the debut of the Generation 6 Sprint Cup entry.
But just how did the sport get from the days of the famed Hudson Hornet to these sleek new rides?
Just take a look:
(Photos and information courtesy NASCAR)