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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the AAA 400

Welcome to our eighth year of staff predictions! Each week, our experts attempt to tell you who the winner of each Cup race will be. Take a look to see who your favorite writers think will win it all (or at least score some points) this week!

Think you can out-prognosticate our staff? Leave your picks in the comments and see how they stack up!

 Prediction Scoring
+5 – Win
+3 – Top 5
+1 – Top 10
0 – 11th-20th
-1 – 21st-30th
-2 – 31st-40th
-3 – 41st-43rd

This week’s predictions: AAA 400:

Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: I’ll go with Martin Truex, Jr. at his home track.
Matt Stallknecht, Senior Editor:
Kevin Harvick.
Mark Howell, Senior Writer: I’ll go with Jimmie Johnson for yet another win at Dover, weather permitting.
Tony Lumbis, Financial Manager
: Concrete Carl makes an appearance and JGR sweeps the first round.
Toni Montgomery, Senior Editor: Dover, huh? I’ll take Matt Kenseth.
Matt McLaughlin, Senior Writer:
Well seeing as how Delaware won’t be underwater after all, I’ll go with Earnhardt, Jr.
Joseph Wolkin, Assistant Editor: But of course, no one can go against Jimmie Johnson at Dover – if they race that is.
Jeff Wolfe, Senior Writer:
Joaquin…err, Jimmie Johnson.
Zach Catanzareti, Contributor:
Brad Keselowski.
Aaron Bearden, Assistant Editor: Kyle Busch wins his way into the next round to stave off the yearly Chase flub.
Huston Ladner, Senior Editor: JoLo.
Danny Peters, Senior Writer:
No. 48.
Jerry Jordan, Contributor: Tony Stewart.
Sean Fesko, Contributor: Matt Kenseth.
Mike Neff, Short Track Coordinator: Jimmie Johnson. Duh.
Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: 48.
Vito Pugliese, Senior Writer:
Kevin Harvick.

Results: Sylvania 300

WriterPickFinishing PositionPoints
Matt StallknechtMatt Kenseth1st5
Amy HendersonJoey Logano3rd3
Tony LumbisJoey Logano3rd3
Zach CatanzaretiJoey Logano3rd3
Aaron BeardenJoey Logano3rd3
Toni MontgomeryCarl Edwards5th3
Huston LadnerCarl Edwards5th3
Matt McLaughlinBrad Keselowski12th0
Danny PetersBrad Keselowski12th0
Clayton CaldwellKyle Larson12th0
Mike NeffKurt Busch19th0
Joseph WolkinKevin Harvick21st-1
Jeff WolfeKevin Harvick21st-1
Jerry Jordan Clint Bowyer26th-1
Mark HowellKyle Busch37th-2
Sean FeskoKyle Busch37th-2
Greg DavisKyle Busch37th-2

 

Standings

 WriterPointsBehindStartsWinsTop 5Top 10
Matt Stallknecht602881521
Mike Neff46-142561216
Jeff Wolfe44-162651419
Aaron Bearden43-172731320
Huston Ladner40-202521118
Matt McLaughlin31-29­273914
Mark Howell24-36281813
Amy Henderson26-34284815
Danny Peters22-38242813
Vito Pugliese20-40232913
Brett Winningham19-4114257
Sean Fesko17-43241213
Toni Montgomery20-40283913
Zach Catanzareti20-40240714
Joseph Wolkin16-44272711
Tom Bowles15-45193510
Tony Lumbis15-45281613
Phil Allaway7-5312124
Jeff Meyer5-5517226
Jerry Jordan3-5712025
S.D. Grady4-566024
Clayton Caldwell3-5712234
David Ifeguni3-571011
Greg Davis-1-61251310
Dan Greene-1-611000

 

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    I don’t know who Zach Catanzareti is and I’m sure I can’t pronounce his name, but I like the way he thinks. Koncrete Kes.