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Brian France Optimistic On Future Of NASCAR Despite Longtime Stars Leaving

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 20 / 17

NASCAR Chair & CEO Brian France yesterday during his annual state-of-the-sport press conference acknowledged the impact of the departure of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other drivers, but said that the sport is "'in good shape' with the arrival of a group of young, talented drivers," according to Mike...

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