Jim France Tag

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Less than 24 hours after NASCAR looked to be leaving Watkins Glen on a high note, the actions of its chairman and chief executive officer, Brian France, have led to a shake-up in the highest levels of the sanctioning body. According to a press release from the Sag Harbor, New York Police Department, France, who has served as NASCAR CEO since 2003, was arrested and taken into custody on Sunday night for “aggravated driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventhRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor TALLADEGA, Alabama – With the news that NASCAR has purchased the ARCA Racing Series, the parties involved with the announcement were in a positive mood on Friday, but even after the news broke there are still questions that remain unanswered about what the partnership between the two series really means for the future of stock car racing in America. Ron Drager, ARCA president, likened the move as being on a small rowboat in the ocean to being on a big ocean liner. “From an ARCARead More
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 24, 2017) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The five-person group – the ninth since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ron Hornaday Jr., Ken Squier and Robert Yates. In addition, NASCAR announced that Jim France earned the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met today in a closed session at the Charlotte Convention Center toRead More