NASCAR 2014: What's new and who's hot

NASCAR 2014: What's new and who's hot

On the eve of the Daytona 500, AUTOSPORT guides you through all the changes you'll see on the NASCAR Sprint Cup grid this season, including an all-new title decider

Often accused of being set in its ways, NASCAR kicks off its 2014 Sprint Cup season, as ever, with this weekend's Daytona 500 - the jewel in the US stock car racing series' crown.

It's the first of 36 rounds across North America - from high-banked superspeedways to twisty road courses via short tracks and 1.5-mile 'cookie cutters' - but there have been plenty of changes in the off-season to talk about going into this weekend's all-important series opener.

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