In his annual "state of the sport" news conference Thursday at the Wynn Las Vegas, NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France summed up the 2013 season succinctly. "We had a good year," said France, who addressed a smorgasbord of accomplishments and issues the sanctioning body achieved and dealt with between the introduction of the new Gen-6 race car at the start of the season and Jimmie Johnson's sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in November. But France's question-and-answer session with...Read Full Story
Dear NASCAR fans,
In a few short days, a dramatic 2013 season will end -- as will the milestone 10th Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. I have said a number of times that we created the Chase to provide fans with more high stakes, late season competition that goes right down to the final event. Now 10 years into the Chase, we can point to a number of instances which fit that description. You can look back at Kurt Busch’s tight victory over Jimmie Johnson in the very first Chase. Revel in the...Read Full Story
The divorce of NASCAR CEO Brian France and ex-wife Megan France has been finalized.
After a lengthy and nasty court battle the two sides reached an out of court settlement on September 26.
Court documents suggest that France is worth half a billion dollars as NBC Charlotte reports:
Documents showed that Brian France was worth half a billion dollars with homes in Charlotte and Florida, in addition he was entitled to three condos in Los Angeles worth $4M, three condos in Florida worth $1.8...Read Full Story
The former wife of NASCAR chief executive Brian France spent a “staggering” amount of his fortune on her friends and family according to court documents unsealed on Wednesday.
Brian France had sought to keep the documents sealed.
In the documents Megan France, twice married to the head of NASCAR, claims her former husband spent little time with their two children and was verbally abusive.
Brian and Megan were married twice and they divorced twice. Their first marriage lasted from 2001 to 2004...Read Full Story
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France spoke to members of the motorsports media in the Charlotte Motor Speedway media center on Saturday to give a "State of the Sport"-type of address, in which he spoke about the Gen-6 car and innovation goals for the sport. Afterward, he took questions from the media members in attendance. Here's a transcript of his speech and press conference:
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