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NASCAR Knockout: Cup Contenders Capable of Challenging the Champ In 2011

The contenders for the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup title just may be a new mixed bag if Brian France, NASCAR's head guy, proceeds with the anticipated changes to the Chase format. The NASCAR Chase format that began with 10 drivers in 2004 was increased to 12 drivers in 2006.  It is rumored that France may want to go to 15 drivers in the playoff for NASCARs top series with the new season. France commented earlier this year on the 2011 Chase by saying, "So continuity will always be a factor in our play-off style format.  What we're talking about is enhancing it in a way that will bring out more of the winning moments, the big moments, that happen in sports." Jimmie Johnson made a worthwhile point regarding the Chase. He stated, "I k...

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