Lesa France Kennedy Tag

By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Just like their fellow International Speedway Corporation tracks before them, Talladega Superspeedway will be undergoing a multi-million dollar infield renovation project in an effort to improve the fan experience at the popular 2.66-mile track in central Alabama. On Thursday, ISC and Talladega officials announced the $50 million project that when completed will see the track’s infield completely transformed to be a much more fan friendly environment. The project will include the construction of new garages for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series that will be housedRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor NASCAR announced a handful of personnel moves among various leadership roles within the sport on Tuesday, with Ben Kennedy being named as the general manager of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series highlighting the announcement. Kennedy, a fourth-generation member of the France family, is the great grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France, Jr. His mother, Lesa France Kennedy, is the CEO of International Speedway Corporation, while his uncle, Brian France, is the current CEO of NASCAR. Over the past four years, Kennedy has raced inRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor Phoenix International Raceway has been a staple on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule since 1988 and now the 1-mile oval in the Arizona desert will be given a modern look after the track and International Speedway Corporation announced a $178 million revitalization project on Monday afternoon. The track underwent a reconfiguration in 2011, which provided fresh asphalt for the track and added the dogleg on the backstretch, but now the rest of the facility will be getting a much needed upgrade. “This isRead More