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NASCAR Sprint Cup Winning Not Emphasized? Just Blame the Television

NASCAR is emphasizing winning. It always has. There’s a victory lap, a burnout, a victory lane, a giant check, a big trophy and a Sprint Girl smiling in the background. Watch a video from the 1970s, or the 1980s or 1990s, and you’ll see almost the same thing, except the Sprint Girl was a Winston Girl and there weren’t as many burnouts back then. Kids do the darndest things these days with the cars when they win. I wonder why. There’s no emphasis any more on winning if you believe what you read. Over the last several years, one of the complaints from fans that seems to surface over and over again is emphasis on winning. Many say that winning doesn’t mean what it used to. It’s reached a point where “e...

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