Tale of the Tape
SI.com's Brant James sizes up two places that claim to be the home of NASCAR
 
Daytona Beach
Charlotte
City
Daytona Beach Charlotte
Claim
Birthplace Workplace
Fabled Race
Daytona 500 Coca-Cola 600
Favorite Saloon
Boot Hill Saloon The Gin Mill
Also Home Of
Spring Break Panthers, Bobcats
Hall Of Fame
Wanted It Got It
Beach
Daytona Beach: Can drive your car on it. Charlotte: Can drive your car to Myrtle Beach.
Also known for
Charlotte: Being the largest city between Philadelphia and Jacksonville. Daytona Beach: Serial killers who have movies made after them starring Charlize Theron.
 

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