Teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have already begun to prepare for the 2013 season. It is never too early for fans to begin looking ahead to the new season as well.
Before each NASCAR season begins, many media outlets publish their list for the new season. One of the most popular is the list of the best NASCAR teams heading into the new season.
Many factors must be considered when ranking the NASCAR Sprint Cup teams. Past success is the most important, but personnel changes within the organization is also a factor.
One of the biggest mistakes made by media members when creating lists for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is that too much emphasis is put on the previous season. Anyone who is a diehard NASCAR fan knows that what happened the previous season will not happen in the upcoming season.
Here are my ranking of the top NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams going into the 2013 season….