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Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup format

2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski (seen here racing his No. 2 Miller Lite Ford in August against Greg Biffle at Michigan) missed the 2013 Chase for the Sprint Cup because he didn’t enough points under the old system. Under the new NASCAR Chase system that emphasizes winning races over points, Keselowski’s win at Charlotte last year would have given him the chance to defend his title. The new Chase emphasis on winning should make victory in Sunday’s 56th annual Daytona 500 more important than ever.