Past champion's provisional entry limited to six
CONCORD, N.C. -- Just call it the Dale Jarrett Rule for now.
As reported on ESPN.com last week, NASCAR officials announced on Wednesday that a past champion's provisional can be used only six times in a 36-race season.
In addition, a team with a past champion eligible may use the provisional only six times, meaning a second former champion can't be brought in to take advantage of the rule.
In the past, there was no limit on the usage of the provisional, which ...
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