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NASCAR Rule Changes: How Has the Sprint Cup Title Chase Been Affected So Far?

Racin’ with Russ: With so many NASCAR rules changes in place for 2011, have things changed in just the first four races? Yes, they have, and here are some examples of the current and future ramifications. Step A: With the Sprint Cup Chase rules changing the limit from 12 drivers to 10, there is a growing mindset to win races. Those drivers without enough points may be eligible to get into the Chase with more wins than the next guy, providing they are among the top 20. Drivers such as Jamie McMurray with three wins, should have been among those in the Chase last year, but the rules were not in place until now. NASCAR is trying to turn that around and we won’t know how well that idea will work until much later in the season.Driver...

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