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NASCAR Brings in New Tidal Wave With Possible New Points System

After NASCAR deamed the point standings a bad situation and a reason for losing fans, it has been looking at a new points system. This would be the first change in the system since 1975, but the scoring system would award 43 points to the race winner, and one point less for each ensuing position down to one point for the 43rd-place finisher. The addition of awarding bonus points per leading lap and leading the most has yet to be decided, but it ranges from one to three points. The Associated Press also reports that NASCAR is looking at changing how drivers qualify for the Chase. The top 10 drivers following the 26th race of the season would qualify for the Chase, while the remaining two spots would go to the drivers with the most wins who ...

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