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Richard Petty no fan of bonus points

Updated: January 26, 2011, 9:20 PM ET
By David Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If you want a king's perspective on the new points system NASCAR is considering for the 2011 season, read on.

Richard Petty, otherwise known as The King of NASCAR, won seven championships under five points systems. If anybody is an authority, he is.

Petty likes that the governing body is simplifying the system to award 43 points for first, 42 for second and so on by increments of one point through last place. He doesn't like that three points ...

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