Monday, November 9, 2009

A Very Close Title Race Using F1 points system

I am getting a lot of demand for this table, so I will update it again this week. This is what the NASCAR points standings would look like if we used the Formula 1 points system.

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1) Notice we have a very close title chase at the top, among Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, and Mark Martin. Any one of them has a reasonable chance of winning the title.

2) Denny Hamlin would have just been eliminated, but he could still finish in second place this season.

3) Remember these are standings that go back all year long, so there is no need for a Chase reset. Doesn't this system seem to make more sense from a logical point of view, from anybody who has watched all the races this year?

4) What do people think about this? Do readers out there think this system is better, or do they like the current system instead?

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