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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Fanduel Forecast: FanShield 500 (Phoenix)

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On the third installment of the West Coast Swing, NASCAR Cup Series teams head to the desert for the FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway. Drivers will compete on a 1-mile flat track and attempt to make passes in the turn 1 dogleg. Since this is the first race the drivers will use the new short-track …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 FanShield 500

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It’s time for a duel in the desert as the NASCAR Cup Series makes the trek to Arizona for the FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway. Something is definitely different about the cars this week: the rear spoiler. It was reduced from 8 inches to 2.75 inches as part of the new short-track and road course …

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Jeb Burton to Run 2 Truck Series Events for Niece Motorsports

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Part-time NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb Burton will compete in two Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series events for Niece Motorsports, the team announced Wednesday (March 4). Burton will race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Michigan International Speedway with sponsorship from State Water Heaters and ALSCO. “I’m excited to race with the folks at Niece …

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NASCAR Condenses 2021 Daytona Schedule to 1 Week, Busch Clash Moves to Road Course

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The events leading up to the 2021 Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway will look a bit different, starting with the Busch Clash, the track announced Wednesday (March 4). The schedule will be much more condensed, as all events will be run within six days. Most notably, the Busch Clash will be on Tuesday, Feb. …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Auto Club 400

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California dreamin’, on such a winter’s day. The NASCAR Cup Series teams don’t have to dream, as they are in Fontana, Calif. this week for the Auto Club 400. The race will air on Sunday, March 1 at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Temperatures at Auto Club Speedway on race day will definitely feel like …

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Alex Bowman Tops Both Cup Series Practices Friday at Auto Club Speedway

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Alex Bowman led both of Friday’s (Feb. 28) NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway. First Practice Bowman posted a lightning-fast lap of 179.439 mph in his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports’ Chevrolet in the opening session. Kyle Larson’s 177.703 mph lap speed was just enough for second-quickest. Rookie of …

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Danny Bohn Returns to On Point Motorsports in 5 Truck Series Events

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Danny Bohn will compete for On Point Motorsports in five events in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, the team announced Thursday (Feb. 27). Bohn brings sponsorship from North American Motor Car and Sierra Delta aboard the No. 30 Toyota. His first race this season comes at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 14. …

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Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson Taking on the Bounty Challenge

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A challenger for Kevin Harvick’s bounty proposal has emerged. Chase Elliott announced on Twitter Thursday (Feb. 27) he will compete at Atlanta Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. He’ll drive for GMS Racing and have sponsorship from Hooters. Elliott is the first full-time Cup Series driver to take on the …

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Spencer Pigot Running 2 IndyCar Events, Including Indy 500

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Spencer Pigot will run two races for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with Citrone/Buhl Autosport in the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, RLL announced Thursday (Feb. 27). Pigot will compete in the GMR Grand Prix on May 9 and attempt to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 24. Pigot is no …

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