NASCAR’s Crown Jewel Events: What Are They, and Which Ones Can be Added?

In NASCAR, not all races are created equal. Some races take on lives of their own and season implications seem to take a backseat for a week as the focus becomes winning one of NASCAR’s “Crown Jewel” races. In it’s history, NASCAR’s “Crown Jewel” events have changed, and there is some debate on what is considered to be NASCAR’s “Crown Jewel” events.