Victory Lane

Photo credit: STU ESTLER

Automotive News Editor-in-Chief Keith Crain, right, stands with Hendrick Automotive Group Chairman Rick Hendrick before presenting Hendrick with the 2014 Keith Crain/Automotive News Lifetime Achievement Award. Hendrick, a NASCAR mogul who parlayed a single Chevrolet store into one of the nation's largest dealership groups, also received a tribute at the Washington ceremony last week

from Ed Welburn, vice president of global design at General Motors.