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Jeff Gordon wins Martinsville to earn spot in championship finale

...had to be pushed into the team hauler by the crew chief as the crowd cheered wildly in support of Kenseth.Although NASCAR chairman Brian France has championed on-track incidents, Kenseth could be sanctioned because he was not racing for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-11-01/jeff-gordon-wins-martinsvi
Matt Kenseth loses appeals to lift suspension

...an automatic berth in the final four.Kenseth was harshly punished to deter any driver from doing the same thing, NASCAR chairman Brian France told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Wednesday. France referenced the 2013 cheating scandal at Richmond, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-11-05/matt-kenseth-loses-appeals
NASCAR's ruling on Matt Kenseth leaves drivers confused

...that anymore.' It's just tough for us because this is what's been created," Denny Hamlin said. "I love [NASCAR chairman] Brian France, but when he says that drivers are doing what they have to do, it seems like he's promoting this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-11-04/nascars-ruling-matt-kenset
NASCAR suspends Matt Kenseth two races for wrecking Joey Logano

...the new Chase elimination format puts a premium on each and every race. These actions have no place in NASCAR."NASCAR chairman Brian France earlier indicated a tough penalty was in works because the series can't allow a driver to think the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-11-03/nascar-suspends-matt-kense
Joey Logano breaks unwritten NASCAR rule

...trying to do that."It's a mix there," Hamlin said. "One guys has to win and another has nothing to lose."NASCAR chairman Brian France sided with Logano, calling the move "quintessential NASCAR" during an interview on SiriusXM radio...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-10-21/joey-logano-breaks-unwritt
NASCAR's 'Gentle Giant' Buddy Baker dies

...Baker as one of the greatest storytellers in the sport's history, a unique skill that endeared him to millions," NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France said. "But those who witnessed his racing talent recognized Buddy as a fast and fierce competitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-10/nascars-gentle-giant-buddy
James Hinchcliffe continues road to recovery

...covered the sport and it makes me get excited about the future with them, because that was a great broadcast," NASCAR Chairman Brian France told SiriusXM Radio.France singled out analyst Steve Letarte, who made his debut in a new talent combination...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-11/james-hinchcliffe-co
Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

...Steve Spurrier and his University of South Carolina coaching brethren have spoken up in support of their governor. NASCAR chairman Brian France has weighed in emphatically.These are prominent brave voices in a tired debate. Defenders of the Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-02/michaux-sports-voic
NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

...among the independents taking part.Drivers including Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been outspoken against the flag. NASCAR Chairman Brian France last week called the flag a symbol he finds offensive and said he wants to be as aggressive as possible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-02/nascar-tracks-unite-ask-fa
NASCAR drivers' concerns might bring about changes in 2016

...lagging ratings and attendance, NASCAR now seems more open to possible rule changes for 2016 to enhance competition.NASCAR chairman Brian France told Fox Sports 1's NASCAR RaceDay his organization will look at ways to make racing better by reducing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-10/nascar-drivers-concerns-mi