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2015 Frontstretch Cup: Staff Predictions for the AAA 400 at Dover

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 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Joseph Wolkin, Assistant Editor: But of course, no one can go against Johnson at Dover – if they race that is.
Jeff Wolfe, Senior Writer:
Joaquin…err, 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: Kenseth.
Mike Neff, Short Track Coordinator: Johnson. Duh.
Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: No. 48.
Vito Pugliese, Senior Writer:
Harvick.

Results: Sylvania 300

Writer Pick Finishing Position Points
Matt Stallknecht Matt Kenseth 1st 5
Amy Henderson Joey Logano 3rd 3
Tony Lumbis Joey Logano 3rd 3
Zach Catanzareti Joey Logano 3rd 3
Aaron Bearden Joey Logano 3rd 3
Toni Montgomery Carl Edwards 5th 3
Huston Ladner Carl Edwards 5th 3
Matt McLaughlin Brad Keselowski 12th 0
Danny Peters Brad Keselowski 12th 0
Clayton Caldwell Kyle Larson 12th 0
Mike Neff Kurt Busch 19th 0
Joseph Wolkin Kevin Harvick 21st -1
Jeff Wolfe Kevin Harvick 21st -1
Jerry Jordan Clint Bowyer 26th -1
Mark Howell Kyle Busch 37th -2
Sean Fesko Kyle Busch 37th -2
Greg Davis Kyle Busch 37th -2

Standings

 Writer Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10
Matt Stallknecht 60 28 8 15 21
Mike Neff 46 -14 25 6 12 16
Jeff Wolfe 44 -16 26 5 14 19
Aaron Bearden 43 -17 27 3 13 20
Huston Ladner 40 -20 25 2 11 18
Matt McLaughlin 31 -29­ 27 3 9 14
Mark Howell 24 -36 28 1 8 13
Amy Henderson 26 -34 28 4 8 15
Danny Peters 22 -38 24 2 8 13
Vito Pugliese 20 -40 23 2 9 13
Brett Winningham 19 -41 14 2 5 7
Sean Fesko 17 -43 24 1 2 13
Toni Montgomery 20 -40 28 3 9 13
Zach Catanzareti 20 -40 24 0 7 14
Joseph Wolkin 16 -44 27 2 7 11
Tom Bowles 15 -45 19 3 5 10
Tony Lumbis 15 -45 28 1 6 13
Phil Allaway 7 -53 12 1 2 4
Jeff Meyer 5 -55 17 2 2 6
Jerry Jordan 3 -57 12 0 2 5
S.D. Grady 4 -56 6 0 2 4
Clayton Caldwell 3 -57 12 2 3 4
David Ifeguni 3 -57 1 0 1 1
Greg Davis -1 -61 25 1 3 10
Dan Greene -1 -61 1 0 0 0

 

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Carl D.

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.

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