As lap 60 of Sunday’s Daytona 500 approaches, teams at the back of the pack may face a dilemma. During last year’s Daytona 500, there was no guarantee a caution would fly around lap 60. “I think the biggest difference you’ll see — again I don’t know because I haven’t seen it either — but I would think the biggest difference you’d see is if there’s a caution 20 laps before a segment or something like that,” Matt Kenseth said.
NASCAR’s new points format means AJ Allmendinger and Martin Truex Jr. have already earned and lost points. As part of the points changes NASCAR instituted for the 2017 season, the top-10 finishers in each Duel qualifying race earned points.
What will the changes in NASCAR’s point system mean for the upcoming season? USA TODAY Sports’ Brant James and Fox Sports’ Matt Yocum debate in the current episode of Point-Counterpoint, as we count down until Daytona 500 airs Sunday at 1 PM ET on Fox.