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2018 Frontstretch Cup: Foxwoods Resort Casino 301

Welcome to the 11th season of the Frontstretch Cup, a year-long competition in which the Frontstretch staff and guests from around the NASCAR world attempt to predict the winner of each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.

This season, we are joined by driver Corey LaJoie.

Think you can do better? Leave your picks in the comments.

How it works

Each week, Cup drivers will be ranked in order of their respective FanDuel price. With 39 drivers on the New Hampshire entry list, competitors select one driver ranked from 1-10 and one driver from 11-39. They choose the two drivers they believe will either win the race or finish well.

2018 Scoring System

Each driver will receive points on an inverted finishing position system. For example:

1st = 40
2nd = 39
3rd = 38
4th = 37
and so on.

There will be a five-point bonus for the winning driver.
There will be a 10-point bonus if both drivers finish first/second.
There will be a five-point deduction per driver for DNFs.

There will also be no limit to the number of times a driver can be picked throughout the season.

Without further ado, here are this week’s rankings.

Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 picks

Writer/GuestDriver 1Driver 2
Amy HendersonKyle BuschDaniel Suarez
Bryan GableKyle BuschAlex Bowman
Christian KoelleMartin Truex Jr.Daniel Suarez
Clayton CaldwellKyle BuschErik Jones
Corey BrewerKyle LarsonJimmie Johnson
Dan GreeneKyle BuschAlex Bowman
Davey SegalKyle BuschAlex Bowman
Dustin AlbinoDenny HamlinWilliam Byron
Mark HowellKurt BuschDaniel Suarez
Matt MclaughlinKyle BuschRyan Blaney
Wesley CoburnDenny HamlinDaniel Suarez

Standings following Kentucky

RankChangeWriter/GuestPointsBehindRacesWinsTop 5Top 10DNF
1Bryan Gable114119620265
2Michael Massie1122-1919414264
3Wesley Coburn1103-3819515215
4+2Corey Brewer1086-5519517245
5-1Dustin Albino1073-6819713226
6-1Ava Ladner1070-7118616195
7Mark Howell1063-7819114214
8+1Clayton Caldwell1021-12019313225
9-1Amy Henderson1021-12019315197
10+1Matt Mclaughlin1013-12819416217
11-1Vito Pugliese1000-14119713224
12+1Dan Greene982-15917313195
13+1Bryan Keith962-17916414215
14+1Christian Koelle940-2011828214
15-3John Haverlin917-22417311173
16Davey Segal907-23419512179
17Joseph Wolkin833-3081739176
18+1Mike Neff688-45313310133
19-1Frank Velat679-4621318144
20Greg Davis662-47212210124
21Corey LaJoie483-658103483
22Tom Bowles452-6898248
23Drew Mongiello290-85162443
24Michael Finley39-1102111
25Rick Lunkenheimer39-1102111

 

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