|NASCAR's dramatic overhaul of the chase format will benefit some, hurt others|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The purpose behind NASCARís dramatic overhaul of its Chase for the Championship was to make winning the most important factor to winning it all.
Oddly enough, however, if the new format was in place last season, winless Dale Earnhardt Jr. would have won the championship.
Like anything else in NASCAR, teams quickly will adapt to the changes ó and figure out ways to work around them.
The change to put all race winners from the first 26 races into the Chase, as well as the top winless drivers in the points to create a field of 16, will benefit some and hurt others.
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