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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
Lackluster race at Brickyard shows NASCAR rules still need work

...about the final product and almost every measurable statistic showed the competition was better.Two days later, NASCAR Chairman Brian France threw cold water all over Kentucky by downplaying any noted improvement. Like his employees entrusted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-27/lackluster-race-brickyard-
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
Carl Edwards leads way for Gibbs Racing in New Hampshire qualifying

...method. Whatever turns out to be the best direction, hopefully they go all the way down that path and let it rip."NASCAR chairman Brian France told SiriusXM this week he wanted more out of the Kentucky package."I'll tell you what we didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-07-17/carl-edwards-leads-way-gib
NASCAR chairman Brian France calls Confederate flag offensive, wants it removed from NASCAR events

SONOMA, Calif. - Calling the Confed erate flag an "insensitive symbol" he personally finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the symbol from its events."We want to go as far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-27/nascar-chairman-brian-fran
Bruton Smith, Terry Labonte head newest class of NASCAR Hall of Fame

...administrator.The biggest surprise had to be Smith, often a thorn in side of the NASCAR's ruling France family. But NASCAR Chairman Brian France opened voting discussions by asking the panel to consider Smith's inclusion. And Smith led the five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-20/bruton-smith-terry-labonte
Kurt Busch reinstated by NASCAR, granted waiver for Chase

...indicated he wished he had participated in such a program earlier in his career. He also said he had been encouraged by NASCAR chairman Brian France, who urged him not to change as a driver."It's a road map that they laid out that I am respecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-11/kurt-busch-reinstated-nasc