As we approach the start of the NASCAR season, excitement is high as Jimmie Johnson goes for title No. 6. There are plenty of other exciting story lines to follow.
There are the numerous amount of drivers that swapped teams and the impact that will have on their careers. There was the three team crew chief swap at Hendrick Motorsports. And then there is the ever-present 26 race push for the Chase.
But it's not all rosy in NASCAR circles. There are plenty of issues facing NASCAR in the coming season. Ahead we will take a look at 10 of the bigger ones and see how each of them is affecting the product that NASCAR delivers.
Keep in mind, these are in no particular order and as you will notice, many of them wind up going hand in hand.