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We know times are tough; we don't know what NASCAR is doing about it

We know times are tough, but we don't know what NASCAR plans to do about its likely economic woes. Chairman Brian France could change that, but he said nothing of substance for the second time in three days, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: November 18, 2008, 11:24 AM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

NASCAR chairman Brian France has held news conferences twice in the past three days. That alone tells you how concerned he is about things to come.

Conversing regularly with the media is not part of France's leadership style. But this is a serious time in the sport, so France feels the need to open up and calm the waters of the economic storm.

The problem is he hasn't been specific. He says NASCAR cares. He says the sanctioning body will be more aggressive and work ...

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