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For 2013, a 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup will decide the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship for the 10th-consecutive season.
After 26 races the top 10 drivers in points earn a berth in the 10-race Chase. There are two Wild Card sports that go to drivers outside the top 10 with the most wins.
Once the Chase field is set, each driver will have his points total reset to 2,000. For drivers in the top 10, three bonus points are added to that total for each victory during the first 26 races.
Ten race Chase schedule:
Race 1: Sept. 15, Chicagoland Speedway (1.5 miles)
Race 2: Sept. 22, New Hampshire Motor Speedway (1.058 miles)
Race 3: Sept. 29, Dover International Speedway (1 mile)
Race 4: Oct. 6, Kansas Speedway (1.5 miles)
Race 5: Oct. 12, Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5 miles)
Race 6: Oct. 20, Talladega Superspeedway (2.66 miles)
Race 7: Oct. 27, Martinsville Speedway (.526 mile)
Race 8: Nov. 3, Texas Motor Speedway (1.5 miles)
Race 9: Nov. 1
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