NASCAR officials announced a new race structure and playoff points system for all three of its national series that will change the dynamic of racing, creating more drama and excitement for both the drivers and its loyal fans.
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GOSSAGE COMMENTS ON ANNOUNCED CHANGES TO RACING FORMAT FOR 2017 NASCAR SERIES RACES
FORT WORTH, Texas (January 23, 2017) – The following are comments from Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage on the race format changes NASCAR announced Monday evening for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series. These format changes will be implemented for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 on Sunday, April 9, and AAA Texas 500 on Sunday, Nov. 5, as well as the other NASCAR series races at Texas Motor Speedway in 2017.