Championships in NASCAR are won by making good decisions.
Sure, having a talented driver and intelligent crew chief is a good start. High-quality equipment is always a plus. Good luck is certainly a factor.
There are a thousand other variables that can all come into play as well, from getting hot at the right time to staying out of trouble while your rivals make mistakes.
But the root of all of these things is making the right decisions, whether on or off the track. Somebody had to sign that driver and crew chief, and that pairing had to make the right calls on track to win races.
So who's been smart?
Here are 10 of the best moves that anybody's made in NASCAR this year: