William Clifton France (April 4, – June 4, 2007), nicknamed "Bill Jr." and "Little Bill," was an American motorsports executive who served from to as the head of NASCAR, the sanctioning body of United States-based stock car racing. He succeeded the founder of NASCAR, his father Bill France, Sr., as its head. His son Brian France has been NASCAR CEO since
William Henry Getty France Sr. (September 26, – June ), also known by Bill France Sr. or Big Bill, was an American race car driver. He is best known for co-founding and managing NASCAR, a sanctioning body of United States-based stock car racing.
William France Snr was born in the small agricultural village of Whittington, six miles north of Lancaster, where he was christened on 7 January the second ...Early years - Main career - Royal funerals - Latter years