In announcing sweeping changes to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Thursday, France unveiled a system that makes winning paramount in a way no simple addition of points for victories could have accomplished.
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This marks the fourth overhaul of stock car racing’s postseason since the Chase for the Sprint Cup was introduced in 2004. Which begs the question: Why?
It couldn’t be any simpler. The highest finisher among four eligible drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway will win the championship.