Is NASCAR race day an all-day event for someone in your life? You’ll find some awesome gifts for NASCAR fans in your life.
The flashy cars. The rivalries. Cheers from the grandstands. Stage racing. That iconic vacuum-belt-wheelie sound as the cars whiz by on the racetrack.
NASCAR is a huge sport – just the term itself gets over 2.2 million searches in Google each month.
There are some diehard NASCAR fans out there, and you probably know one.
Maybe they’re not a member of the Official NASCAR Fan Council (yet), but they sure as heck enjoy their race time.
I’m going to help you buy auto racing gifts for NASCAR fans in your life by curating a list of fun NASCAR gifts that will both satisfy their curiosity about the sport’s history, give them more info to talk about with their NASCAR pals, and show off their pride for the sport.
People who are fans of something love to show it off, with pride, in the form of officially licensed gear. I’ve got a few picks for you to make that a reality for your NASCAR fan.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #1: Officially Licensed, License Plate
Help your fan deck their car out with an officially licensed, NASCAR License Plate. You can get Dale Earnhardt, Austin Dillon, Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin, or Kevin Harvick. Also, check out their metal license plate frames.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #2: Officially Licensed, Can Cooler
This officially licensed NASCAR can cooler is available in Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Greg Biffle, Jimmie Johnson, or Paul Menard.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #3: Officially Licensed Game of Monopoly
NASCAR races are long, with the average race lasting 3 hours and 15 minutes. That is definitely enough time for a round of NASCAR Monopoly – Dale Earnhardt Collector's Edition (plus this can keep the kids excited in the sport as well).
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #3: NASCAR Tracks Calendar
A NASCAR calendar will help your fan learn lots more detail about each of tracks ahead of game day. Tracks include: Daytona International, Auto Club, Watkins Glen International, Talladega, Martinsville, Darlington, Homestead Miami, Michigan International, Phoenix International, Kansas, Richmond International, and Chicagoland. There’s also a race tracker with blank lines that your fan can use to fill in each winner from the races throughout the year.
Behind-the-Scenes NASCAR Gifts
It’s time to help your NASCAR lover geek out on the sport! Here are gifts that will help them learn about the history + how it all works. You’ll be building a behind-the-scenes for them.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #4: Learning the Physics of NASCAR
Get all your NASCAR lover’s favorite questions + curiosities about the sport answered by a real physicist. Like, why don’t the cars have mufflers? What is bump drafting?
Don’t worry – no prior knowledge of physics, chemistry, or auto-racing is necessary. Check out The Physics of NASCAR: The Science Behind the Speed by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #5: NASCAR: The Complete History
Follow the building of NASCAR starting from its moonshining days, all the way to the billion-dollar industry it is now. The NASCAR: The Complete History 2017 Edition, Auto Editors of Consumer Guide is chocked full of visuals, stats, and insights into NASCAR culture.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #6: Driving with the Devil
Really drive into the colorful past of NASCAR, which takes place in rural, Depression-wracked South. Hint: There’s moonshine, there’s racing, and there’s Ford V-8’s. Driving with the Devil: Southern Moonshine, Detroit Wheels, and the Birth of NASCAR, Neal Thompson
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #7: Official NASCAR Trivia Book
Keep your fan entertained and satisfy their curiosity with a wealth of NASCAR trivia they can use with their NASCAR buddies in The Official NASCAR Trivia Book: With 1001 Facts and Questions to Test Your Racing Knowledge.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #8: Earnhardt Nation: The Full-Throttle Saga of NASCAR's First Family
Do you have an Earnhardt family fan (or are they curious about the Earnhardt family)? 110 people gave this read an average 4.5 stars, likely because it really goes deep into this car driving dynasty, as well as their personal struggles (such as the struggles of being a celebrity).
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #9: The Ghosts of NASCAR: The Harlan Boys and the First Daytona 500
Did you know that the winner of the first Daytona 500 is actually a debated topic? In The Ghosts of NASCAR: The Harlan Boys and the First Daytona 500, NASCAR enthusiasts can read all about it.
Gifts for Car Enthusiasts
Many NASCAR fans don’t just love the sport – they love cars in general. So, here are gifts to help them make the most out of one of their prized possessions (their own car!).
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #10: Windshield Snow Cover
I got one of these windshield snow covers for my mother, and she loved it! The nice thing about this particular one is that it doesn’t have the magnetic strips, which have been shown to strip car paint (ouch!).
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #11: Auto Detailing Kit
This is not just any auto detailing kit; your NASCAR fan is likely very into their car, so I’ve picked out one of the nicest auto detailing kits available.
Gifts for NASCAR Fans #12: Deluxe Car Documents Holder
Every car owner has documents; only certain car owners choose to keep them organized in a deluxe holder.
Other notables to add to your list? Well, if this is for a spouse or loved one, then I’d definitely check out The Dating Diva’s Cozy Car Kit. You can also use their Car Treasure Hunt to hide your gifts for NASCAR fans and let them discover them. Another idea is to create a NASCAR gift basket by purchasing a few items from above, and putting them in this car trunk organizer. How fun is that?