France: Don't blame format for JJ's lead
HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday it's wrong to blame the Chase format for failing to produce a closer championship battle at a time when Jimmie Johnson is dominating Sprint Cup and going for an unprecedented fourth consecutive title.
"Any [computer] models we ever did on how it likely would play out never included somebody so dominant," France said. "The only way fair to look at it is not to pick apart the format, but recognize excellence.
"I don't think ...
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