It could be argued that there has never been a two-year period in NASCAR history like the one that just transpired.
Think about it. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle all retired before the 2017 season. Then Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Matt Kenseth followed suit after the ’17 campaign.
That’s a total of 254 race wins and eight championships walking away from the sport in roughly 12 months. And the losses can’t be measured by those staggering numbers alone.
Source: Athlon Sports & Life –
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