The Chase. Implemented in 2004, it has went through a handful of changes, a lot of controversy, and many Champions. People have praised it and criticized it. This latest Chase format, starting in 2014, seems to be the most controversial. Fans, drivers and others alike have had their opinions on the Chase. Does it drastically change the outcome of the season? Would the same driver who won in the Chase, win without it?
I’m about to break all of that down. Using the popular statistics site: Racing-Reference.info, I’ll show you the Chase standings each year, starting in 2004, and the non-chase standings as well.
To see how it all breaks down, please visit this story in its original post here.