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New points format won't sell tickets

Updated: January 21, 2011, 6:07 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One can only hope that NASCAR has some special surprise planned for next week's media tour in Charlotte, N.C., beyond announcing it has simplified the points system.

The proposed points system NASCAR officials acknowledged on Friday at Daytona International Speedway raises the excitement meter like watching this test session in the rain. The new format likely would award 43 points for first and one point fewer for every ensuing position down to one point for ...

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