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!
+5 – Win
+3 – Top 5
+1 – Top 10
0 – 11th-20th
-1 – 21st-30th
-2 – 31st-40th
-3 – 41st-43rd
This week’s predictions: Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500
Tom Bowles, Editor-In-Chief: Jeff Gordon for the win… Joey Logano for the spin… and Kevin Harvick heading home with his car turned into pieces of scrap metal thrown inside a tin….
Amy Henderson, Senior Editor: I like Gordon — a lot, but since everyone else has their eggs in that basket and Jimmie Johnson is slower than slow, I think I like Martin Truex Jr.
Mark Howell, Senior Writer: The drive for five comes alive this weekend; my pick is Gordon.
Toni Montgomery, Senior Editor: Gordon.
Jeff Wolfe, Senior Writer: Harvick – after he wrecks the whole field and no one else is left.
Zach Catanzareti, Contributor: Brad Keselowski.
Huston Ladner, Senior Editor: Keselowski.
Danny Peters, Senior Writer: Denny Hamlin. Cheers.
Jerry Jordan, Contributor: Kurt Busch.
Mike Neff, Short Track Coordinator: Kyle Busch.
Matt Stallknecht, Senior Editor: I’ll go with JG24.
Sean Fesko, Contributor: Gordon.
Vito Pugliese: Gordon.
Tony Lumbis, Financial Manager: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Matt McLaughlin, Senior Writer: It’s autumn so I’ll go with sentiment rather than reason and pick Gordon. (In my cranium my inner-Spock is telling me “highly illogical Captain Smirk).
Joseph Wolkin, Assistant Editor: Johnson.
Results: CampingWorld.com 500
|Danny Peters||Joey Logano||1st||5|
|Greg Davis||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||2nd||3|
|Matt Stallknecht||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||2nd||3|
|Mike Neff||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||2nd||3|
|Aaron Bearden||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||2nd||3|
|Joseph Wolkin||Jeff Gordon||3rd||3|
|Vito Pugliese||Brad Keselowski||4th||3|
|Tony Lumbis||Brad Keselowski||4th||3|
|Huston Ladner||Carl Edwards||5th||3|
|Zach Catanzareti||Kurt Busch||10th||1|
|Amy Henderson||Austin Dillon||14th||0|
|Jeff Wolfe||Kevin Harvick||15th||0|
|Mark Howell||Matt Kenseth||26th||-1|
|Toni Montgomery||Matt Kenseth||26th||-1|
|Sean Fesko||Danica Patrick||27th||-1|
|Jerry Jordan||Landon Cassill||34th||-2|
|Clayton Caldwell||Landon Cassill||34th||-2|
|Writer||Points||Behind||Starts||Wins||Top 5||Top 10|
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