NASCAR searching for fans in shift from Chase to playoffs – Orlando Sentinel

NASCAR drivers and officials have replaced the preseason Word of the Day.  The traditional echo chamber involved the word “exciting.” It is now “moments.”

That’s what everybody is looking for as the 2017 season begins in a few weeks at Daytona. The changes are significant, from a new title sponsor for the Cup Series (Monster Energy) to a new-fangled playoff format that has been met with mixed reviews.

It’s a bit complicated, but the gist of it involves breaking down each race into three stages, with the hopes of enhancing competitive “moments” throughout the 36-race season.

But there’s another significant word in the mix, even if it involves the fine print in the rollout announcement last weekend in Charlotte:


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