France was seen blowing through a stop sign in Sag Harbor on Sunday and later had a blood-alcohol content that was more than twice the legal limit for driving, smelled of booze and slurred his words, police said. While France is a Long Island resident in the summer, he was not at the track in upstate NY prior to his arrest.
It couldn't have been easy growing up a France, a dynasty of dictators who were unwavering in negotiations, and Bill France Jr. certainly demanded excellence from his only son.
NASCAR says it takes France's arrest "as a serious matter and will issue a statement after we have all of the facts".
"It's unfortunate, obviously, and [Brian] has got some personal issues that he's going to attend to, but I'm confident in the leadership of NASCAR", Hamlin said.
France, 56, was reportedly pulled over after police observed him driving his 2017 Lexus erratically. The legal limit in NY is 0.08.
Under Nascar's substance abuse policy, Brian France could now be required to go through a recovery program, or could be subjected to drug testing. The stakeholders are hopeful Jim France, the second son of NASCAR's founder, can be a steadying hand in trying times for the series.
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The owner of Speedway Motorsports Inc. has called on all NASCAR stakeholders to rally around the series following the arrest of Chairman and CEO Brian France.
NASCAR Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Jim France, who is Brian France's uncle, has assumed the role of interim chairman and CEO, the organization said.
France was released just after 9 a.m. Monday.
He's introduced a playoff system, overhauled the design of its cars and pushed for diversity within the circuit's predominantly white, male ranks.
If the rest of the France family is taking charge, the message needs to be delivered publicly, said Ramsey Poston, who spent more than 10 years as a communications executive for NASCAR. However, witnesses at the time said he had been driving at a "very reckless speed". I'm sure that Brian is disappointed in himself. He defended France to The Associated Press on Tuesday as "the most loyal friend anyone can have" and said the entire industry shoulders blame for NASCAR's slide. Both Jim France and Lesa France Kennedy have become more involved this year and had privately been picking up the slack for Brian France. He has yet to address a May report that NASCAR is either for sale or the France family is looking to take on investors, but he called SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on July 25 and called talk of a sale "rumors". "We're focused on ruling and managing NASCAR. Rumors are always interesting, but they're seldom right". Jim France runs IMSA and was the top supporter in the purchase of ARCA. "He's put his heart and soul into this thing and it pays off".
The irony of the Cleveland Browns brain trust choosing this season to appear on Hard Knocks is impossible to ignore. Then there would be the meetings that Zimmer has with general manager Rick Spielman about roster moves.
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The championship favourite is Dustin Johnson , while the three previous major winners this year will all play together. Open five times without capturing the only major he's missing. "I'm trying to work a few kinks out of my swing".
I was told that during pre-season it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane . Manchester United will open the league campaign at home as they will host Leicester City .
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Jorginho was Chelsea's first close-season signing as the Italy midfielder followed Sarri from Napoli in a £57-million deal. The way in which United are being talked about this pre-season, it's as if they've got a load of bums playing for them.
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Dolphins receivers Stills, Wilson kneel during anthem
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Everton seal hat-trick of deadline day deals
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Dozens killed, including children, in Yemen air strikes
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Israel shells northern Gaza Strip; two martyred
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