If Reports Are True, Who Would Probably be Interested in Buying NASCAR?

By: Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

On Monday, Reuters first reported perhaps the largest headline in the 70-year history of NASCAR. According to the report majority owners of the sanctioning body are locked up with investment bank Goldman Sachs to explore a sale of NASCAR.

The Reuters report was confirmed in another report by ESPN’s Bob Pockrass and Darren Rovell.

First off, this is huge. Nobody outside of the France family has held the keys to the NASCAR offices since 1948.
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NASCAR’s Kyle Busch takes home ESPY Award for ‘Best Driver’

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Go Bowling 400July 14, 2016

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Kyle Busch last night added another trophy to a rapidly growing collection, winning ‘Best Driver’ at the 24th annual ESPY Awards, held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Continue reading “NASCAR’s Kyle Busch takes home ESPY Award for ‘Best Driver’”

VOTE: Jimmie Johnson And Dale Earnhardt Jr. Up for ESPY Award For Best Driver

ESPN_ESPY2014Speaking of Jimmie, he along with Dale Earrnhardt Jr. have been nominated for and ESPN ESPY Award for Best Driver. Keep in mind when you vote, it’s not for Most Popular, it’s for best driver! They are in the company of Scot Dixon & Ryan Hunter Reay from IndyCar, and John Force from NHRA. We’ve got your linked up below to cast your vote.

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Photos: Jimmie Johnson First Athlete To Guest Host ESPN’s SportsCenter

espn_nascar_jimmie_johnson_guest_host_sportscenter_111913_62013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson guests hosts ESPN SportsCenter in Bristol, Conn. on November 19, 2013.

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Six-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson To Become First Athlete To Guest Host ESPN’s SportsCenter

Watch ESPNDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2013) – Tuesday night’s recipe is simple, yet untested. Take one part Stuart Scott, one part Billy Crystal. Add a handful of Chris Berman, and a pinch of Ken Jeong. The result: Television history, as six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson becomes the first athlete to guest host ESPN’s flagship news and information program, SportsCenter.

Johnson will join regular anchors John Anderson and Lindsay Czarniak for the 6 p.m. ET show on Tuesday, Nov. 19 on ESPN.

The aforementioned actors Crystal and Jeong are the only other celebrity guest hosts of SportsCenter in the show’s 34-year history. Crystal was the first in 2012 and Jeong guest hosted earlier this month on Nov. 1. Continue reading “Six-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson To Become First Athlete To Guest Host ESPN’s SportsCenter”