BRIAN FRANCE FORGING OWN LEGACY, OFTEN AWAY FROM THE TRACK

There is no doubt Bill France Sr. and Bill France Jr. have left a lasting mark on the sport of NASCAR. In fact, without Bill Sr., there would not be a NASCAR. After moving his family from Washington D.C. to Daytona Beach, Fla. with $25 and a bag of tools, "Big" Bill began his quest to organize stock car racing.With determination and a solid vision of the future, France built tracks such as Daytona and Talladega, stood up to the threat of a drivers' union and grew the sport from the cla ...

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Int’l Speedway Corporation Tightens Its Belt

In 2008, International Speedway Corporation doled out smaller bonuses to its top two executives, Jim France and Lesa France Kennedy. And while almost no one will shed many tears for a guy earning north of $1 million and a woman pulling in more than $750,000, I do think ISC should be commended for sending an entirely appropriate message. At a time when corporate chieftans are taking rides on private luxury jets on the taxpayers' dime, it's becoming just a bit harder for companies to justif ...

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