The top-level racing series in NASCAR, formerly Winston Cup (1971-2003).
Matt Kenseth will be competing to repeat as, and become the first, Nextel Cup champion in 2004.
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The formal name for NASCAR's top-level racing series as of 2004. This division includes stars such as Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Bill Elliott, and Rusty Wallace.

It was known as the Winston Cup Series from 1971-2003.
The 2004 Nextel Cup Series season should feature more than a few exciting moments.
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