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Tradin' Paint writes:
"A Standard To Pick A Winner"
Posted by Joey2448 on November 30, 2009
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1998 Brickyard 400 winner: Jeff Gordon
1998 NASCAR Cup Champion: Jeff Gordon

1999 Brickyard winner: Dale Jarrett
1999 NASCAR Champion: Dale Jarrett

2000 Brickyard winner: Bobby Labonte
2000 Champion: Bobby Labonte

2001 Brickyard winner: Jeff Gordon
2001 Champion: Jeff Gordon

2005 Brickyard winner: Tony Stewart
2005 Champion: Tony Stewart

2006 Brickyard winner: Jimmie Johnson
2006 Champion: Jimmie Johnson

2008 Brickyard winner: Jimmie Johnson
2008 Champion: Jimmie Johnson

2009 Brickyard winner: Jimmie Johnson
2009 Champion: Jimmie Johnson

Notice a pattern?....That?s right, eight times out of 16 years the winner of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis has gone on to win the Cup series championship that same year. That?s half! And if the 2004 season didn?t use the Chase, then Jeff Gordon would?ve made it nine for 16!....I just wanted to mention that. I guess it?s true that only true champions win at Indianapolis.

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