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NBC, Fox take reins of NASCAR coverage

...by rain. The 2013 edition averaged 16.7 million viewers, but down from nearly 18 million from 2007 and 2008.NASCAR Chairman Brian France said his series is still "one or two" for American sports viewers every weekend from February to September...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-20/nbc-fox-take-reins-nascar-
Changes abundant this year in NASCAR

...make it easier to catch crewmen who jump over the wall too early, as well as any unapproved adjustments to the car. NASCAR chairman Brian France said rule changes eventually will be judged by the quality of racing."We judge it quite simply by lead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/changes-abundant-year-nasc
Jimmie Johnson glad Kevin Harvick won

...Newman advanced to the finale through consistency after a winless season.The Chase format this year was touted by NASCAR chairman Brian France as one that would put an emphasis on winning, and Harvick won three Chase races, including the final...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-11-20/jimmie-johnson-glad-kevin-
Fryer: Post-race dustups put NASCAR in tough position

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR Chairman Brian France has always been very clear about the action he wants to see in races.He loved the 2011 season finale when Tony Stewart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-13/fryer-post-race-dustups-pu
Points still crucial in new NASCAR format

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - When NASCAR chairman Brian France revealed the changes to the championship format, he vowed that winning would be the most important element and would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-10-27/points-still-crucial-new-n
NASCAR's new 'Chase' is smashing success

...the final four, Kevin Harvick and Ryan Newman, finished one-two in the race was a "home run," according to NASCAR chairman Brian France."It might have been a grand slam in the ninth inning," France said Monday during a radio interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-11-19/nascars-new-chase-smashing
NASCAR has no answers for Kyle Busch's trucks domination

...younger drivers gain valuable experience even if somebody gets on a run and tends to win more events than is normal," NASCAR chairman Brian France said. "So we try to balance that out, but we lean on the side of the greater experience for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-09/nascar-has-no-answers-kyle
NASCAR considering schedule changes; Coke Zero 400 postponed

...afternoon of constant weather warnings at Daytona International Speedway Saturday served as the perfect backdrop for NASCAR chairman Brian France to talk about the challenges of keeping the sports' wheels rolling.While the sanctioning body faces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-05/nascar-considering-schedul
Fryer: Keselowski isn't fazed by Richmond mishap

...defense even began, he found himself inside NASCAR headquarters explaining comments he made in a USA Today article to NASCAR chairman Brian France and Lesa France Kennedy, head of International Speedway Corp. His opinions were not popular, and voicing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-05/fryer-keselowski-isnt-faze
NASCAR ratings plummet despite success of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

...for the next two races at Phoenix and Las Vegas. Neither did the fact he finished second in both of those races.NASCAR chairman Brian France said ratings were affected in 2009 and 2010 when Earnhardt didn't win a race or qualify for the Chase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-03-19/nascar-ratings-plummet-des