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NASCAR: The Perfect Points System To Replace the Chase

From the beginning, NASCAR decided its champion by giving it to driver who scores the most points. This system worked well and all the NASCAR legends won their titles this way. It meant you had a great season with few bad races and lots of good finishes. It was truly a special accomplishment because so many things can happen to spoil a season, but you persevered and now you will be rewarded. Through the '90s and into the 2000s NASCAR's success a popularity grew. Attendance rose and television ratings were high. Then in 2003, Matt Kenseth "eighth placed" his way to the last Winston Cup Title with only one victory. A small number of people voiced displeasure over the champion only winning one race and something had to be done to fix it! Newly...

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