HOW MUCH DID HAMLIN’S BUMP HURT REUTIMANN’S CHASE CHANCES?

David Reutimann is still stewing over being bumped by Denny Hamlin at Pocono last week. Turns out, he has every right. Dale Watermill, the 36 Races publisher who has agreed to contribute to this site, sent me some numbers on Sunday that show just how devastating the bump was to Reutimann's shot at making the Chase for the Cup. Watermill starts with the assumption made by Ricky Craven that Reutimann lost 60 points as a result. Going into the Pocono race, Reutimann had a 26 percent chance of makin ...

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WHAT IF WINS COUNTED FOR MORE?

What if wins counted for more in the Sprint Cup? What if Mike Helton waved a magic wand and reordered the points standings to XXX ...

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