VISUALIZING SPRINT CUP POINTS ACCUMULATION

With the way the Sprint Cup points are earned, it can be easy to lose track of the big picture. In this post, I look at a couple of ways to visualize point accumulation so that it doesn't seem so cumbersome. I consider two approaches: 1.) Total points 2.) Points per race (PPR) average across all 36 races.I considered the top 20 drivers in points all year, and I did not count the Chase reset of points. What you see are the actual total points each driver earned. No artificial additives here. I ...

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