Brian France Visits Dale Earnhardt Jr., Talks About NASCAR Life, ‘The Messy Exit’

It’s not like Brian France is in hiding. If you are interested, you just had to know where to look.

For those who aren’t inclined to search, Brian is back in our orbit with one of the most popular routes for NASCAR fans. He spent more than two hours in the guest chair on Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s weekly podcast. Download Dale Jr.

Last week’s long and meandering interview was fairly exhaustive, but if you’re looking for an Oprah or Barbara Walters moment, soul-bearing prostration, you won’t get it.

Let’s get the non-major headline out of the way first, regarding the 2018 accident that essentially ended Brian’s 15-year run as CEO of NASCAR’s third generation.

“Obviously, he made a mistake that evening. He made a mistake, it can’t happen, a mistake like that. It really did. It’s something you can’t do,” he said of the DWI arrest in Sag Harbor, New York. It happened and life goes on.”

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