Brian France, Chairman and CEO of NASCAR is #13 on Sports Business Journal's list of the Top 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business.
"It was a busy year for NASCAR. The sport's new elimination-style Chase for the Sprint Cup continued to garner attention, as did new TV deals with Fox and NBC. NASCAR also made gains in social media and developed a new trackside retail model. Now France must find a replacement for departing title sponsor Sprint, and finalize the coming 'charter' system designed to give team owners equity in the sport."
Number 1 on the list is Bob Iger, the CEO of Walt Disney Co. Sports Business Daily