NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and NASCAR Fuel for Business were honored at the Cynopsis Sports Awards Thursday at the Yale Club in New York City. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owner Rick Hendrick presented France with the Vision Award, which recognizes the executive of the year from a sports league or organization who has demonstrated innovation and transformed an industry. "Brian has revolutionized the sport of NASCAR, working with the entire NASCAR industry -- the teams, tracks and sponsors." France became NASCAR Chairman and CEO in 2003, achieving unprecedented growth in the value of the sport's broadcast rights.
April 17, 2014 08:01 PM
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April 17, 2014 07:29 PM
Swan Racing is reviewing its ability to compete in NASCAR because of difficulty securing corporate sponsorship for the two-car operation.
April 17, 2014 07:19 PM
The fact that he is a part of the NASCAR equation today carries more weight than what is written or said about Vickers and his No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine team, fielded by Michael Waltrip Racing. But the team is resilient;
April 17, 2014 06:40 PM
Swan Racing debuted in 2012 as a single-car operation with owner Brandon Davis and driver David Stremme. For 2014, the group expanded to two teams, fielding the No. 30 Toyota for driver Parker Kligerman as well as the No. 26 with driver Cole Whitt. Davis is CEO of Swan Energy, an independent oil and gas company based in Denver. The group added minority owner Bill Romanowski, a former NFL linebacker, prior to the start of the 2013 season while Anthony Marlowe, co-founder of business process outsourcing company TMone, came on board earlier this year.
April 17, 2014 05:30 PM
Ian Fergusson has a look at the likely conditions in Shanghai this weekend.
April 17, 2014 03:53 PM
Nico Rosberg is to discuss with team-mate Lewis Hamilton his concern their fight for victory in Bahrain went too far.
April 17, 2014 02:47 PM
At its best, auto racing doesn't just translate via television -- it bursts through the screen and into your living room, leaving little bits of rubber on the sofa. That's often certainly the case with NASCAR, whose sound and fury and kaleidoscopic colors have made for compelling viewing ever since CBS cameras caught Cale Yarborough and Donnie Allison slugging it out at Daytona in 1979. Analysts, like Darrell Waltrip and Kyle Petty, are like the uncles we argue with across the dinner table. Oh, do race fans love their television analysts.
April 17, 2014 01:00 PM
Fernando Alonso says it remains to be seen if Ferrari's new team chief would be successful in turning around the team's form.
April 17, 2014 12:18 PM