The primary governing factors in the decision to keep the Chase status quo was the overwhelming response from fans.
With 2014 coming to a close, here's a final look back on the 2014 Chase format.
Kevin Harvick was confident and relaxed in Wednesday's championship press conference, but was also prepared to poke fun at one of his rivals.
Before you respond with a bunch of incensed comments, just hear me out here.
Jeff Gordon comes into Sunday’s race squarely on the bubble, sitting fourth in points, one point ahead of Matt Kenseth.
Since PIR was repaved in 2011, Kevin Harvick has won three of the six events there and also posted a runner-up finish.
Gordon position atop the standings is hardly secure.
Can lightning strike twice for Keselowski?
Johnson has referred to likely changes on his team next year.
Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase...
Jimmie Johnson, the defending premier series champion, came into the GEICO 500 with a must-win scenario.
Brad Keselowski won the race in the second overtime — after a wreck that ended the title run of Keselowski’s former boss, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Earnhardt comes to Charlotte Motor Speedway with a clearly defined set of circumstances...
What does it take to make it to the second round of NASCAR's new playoff format Chase?
Back-to-the-wall performance becoming a trademark.
Wants to win Kansas or Charlotte to avoid 'chaos' in Alabama.
AJ Allmendinger took lighthearted umbrage at being considered an afterthought for the Chase.
Who are the top contenders?
By winning the season-opening Daytona 500 this year, Earnhardt effectively removed the pressure of qualifying for the Chase...
With eight races remaining before the cut-off, who will fill the final five spots in the 2014 Chase lineup?