By: Edward Egros

Jimmie Johnson

Analytic Accessibility in NASCAR

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It seems like nearly every sport reports more advanced statistics than ever before. But one sport where that does not seem to be the case is auto racing, specifically NASCAR. While speed and finishes have always been readily available, new ways of evaluating drivers, teams and tracks do not seem to be as commonplace. I spoke to six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson about it, as well as how he feels he and his team have innovated the sport.

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