At first I am rough, but I know how to chill.
I'm integral to NASCAR, yet mocked by the NFL.
I can create a new clause, yet summon an army.
Some know me as beer, but what am I broadly?
Oh that's a fun one!
you are a Draft
At first rough, but know how to chill
A heavy draft could disturb things, but is cooing on a hot day
Integral to NASCAR, but mocked by the NFL
Drafting behind cars / Drafting players
I can create a new clause, yet summon an army
Rough drafts in writing/editing, or Drafting as in conscripting new military recruits
Some know me as beer
As in draught beer fresh from the tap
But what am I, broadly?
Not sure if this even requires an additional answer, but perhaps it refers to the many other uses of the word "Draft"