On the Whelen tour and on New England short tracks, 'Christopher was a throwback to NASCAR's roots,' France said in a statement.
'He was a tough racer's racer, and his hard driving style and candid personality endeared him to short track fans throughout the country.'Christopher's death brought tributes from others in the racing world.'He was a legend,' racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
For example, players in a league with a salary cap would be at an unfair disadvantage when measured against players in uncapped leagues. The social media followings and Google Trend scores (which show relative popularity based on how often names are searched on a scale of 0 to 100) were as of April 19. Contributors: Primary research by Sachin Dave Chandan and Charlotte Gibson.
Endorsement dollars, however, reflect the ability to draw attention -- which is a good way to define fame. (Note: Where categories in the profiles are marked as NA, the athlete either doesn't have an official account for that social media site or an accurate endorsement figure could not be confirmed.) Retired athletes are not included. Additional research by Sam Bruce, Jayaditya Gupta, Sam Lyon, Richard Maguire, James Martin, Gueorgui Milkov, Fernando Olivieri, Darren Rovell, Sripath Srinath, Xin Wan, Qixin Wang, Andy Withers and Ricardo Zanei. That's where soccer's peacock would still expect to be, his glory as one of the all-time great players still dazzling us as much as his ego, even if a few boos from Real Madrid's absurdly spoiled fans have this season hinted at CR7's fading powers at 32.
The second passenger and pilot of the plane, was with Christopher en route to Riverhead Raceway for a competition.
The data for each athlete in the pool was then fed into a formula created by ESPN director of sports analytics Ben Alamar that weighs athletes' endorsements, their following on the social media Big Three (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and Google search popularity, producing a comparative ranking system.
The analysis includes five categories: endorsement money, Twitter followers, Instagram followers, Facebook followers and Google Trends score.
The likeness was so bad, even Ronaldo had to laugh at himself -- not something you can say too often.
-- Ian Chadband "He's a world star in soccer like Michael Jordan was in basketball. That's James' career arc in his home state of Ohio.
'As a championship driver on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and New England short tracks, Christopher was a throwback to NASCAR's roots.