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NASCAR:
CAR--NASCAR-SEASON PREVIEW
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR entered its brief offseason with several nagging problems, intending to fix as many as possible. What top series officials emerged with is a new scoring format that simplifies the convoluted points system used since 1975. Left unchanged are sagging television ratings, alarming attendance drops and apathy from new and old fans alike. By Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. Sent.
With:
- BC-CAR--NASCAR-Driver Capsules. Sent.
- Also:
- BC-CAR--NASCAR-Sprint Cup Schedule. Sent
- BC-CAR--NASCAR-Nationwide Schedule. Sent
- BC-CAR--NASCAR-Camping World Schedule. Sent
FORMULA ONE:
CAR--F1-WILLIAMS-GOING PUBLIC
LONDON - Williams F1 has revealed details of its plans to become the first publicly traded Formula One team next month. By Stuart Condie.
ALSO:
- BC-CAR--Auto Racing Glance. Sent
- BC-CAR--Formula One Schedule. Sent
- BC-CAR--IRL Schedule. Sent
- BC-CAR--ALMS Schedule. Sent
- BC-CAR--Grand Am Schedule. Sent
- BC-CAR--NHRA Schedule. Sent

NASCAR Odds

Driver Odds
Sprint Cup - Odds to win the Coke Zero 400 @ Daytona International Speedway
Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 +750
Jeff Gordon #24 +1100
Jimmie Johnson #48 +1100
Kyle Busch #18 +1200
Kevin Harvick #4 +1200