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NASCAR Reportedly on the Verge of Moving To a New Points System for 2011

NASCAR officials are reportedly entertaining an overhaul to the points system that would abandon the traditional system used to track driver performance over the Sprint Cup Season. According to the Associated Press, a source speaking on the condition of anonymity says that the sanctioning body is considering going to a points system that would award 43 points for a race winner and decrease the points award one point per position. That would leave the 43rd place finisher with one point. A discussion of how many bonus points to award for a race win or leading laps is ongoing. The reported changes to the system would mark the end for the Latford points system, created by NASCAR public relations official and statistician Bob Latford back in 197...

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