Race Weekend Central

Number Crunching: 2015 Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Fantasy Forecast

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The All-Star weekend is over and it’s time for NASCAR’s longest race. The drivers are in for 600 miles this week at Charlotte Motor Speedway in one of NASCAR’s jewels of the season. Qualifying happened on Thursday with two more practices scheduled for Saturday. That means that there is still a bit of an information gap until those practices …

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Number Crunching: 2015 SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas

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We made it through the chaos last week and we are back to some normalcy this week. Over all our fantasy team made it out of Talladega relatively intact. We got burnt on the David Ragan pick but other than that, all is well that ends well. The race ended well for Dale Earnhardt Jr. …

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Number Crunching: 2015 GEICO 500 at Talladega Fantasy Forecast

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Kurt Busch won in dominating fashion last week, and that was a great pick for our NASCAR Fantasy Live team. It was so good in fact that if you have been following along with my picks week to week, you will find yourself in the top 1,000 of all the players in the country. The …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond NASCAR Fantasy Forecast

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It’s a new week, but it’s still a short track. Last week was nothing short of chaos for us fantasy NASCAR players. Brad Keselowski’s mistake took out teammate Joey Logano in the first 20 laps, Kevin Harvick wreck, Kurt Busch was caught up in Carl Edwards‘s mistake and Jimmie Johnson came from the back with …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Food City 500 at Bristol NASCAR Fantasy Forecast

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Back to Bristol this week, a place where the Joe Gibbs guys can flex some muscle. This could be the week that Carl Edwards becomes a big factor in the Chase. To get there Edwards is going to have to go through his teammate Matt Kenseth, who put it on the pole, and the Stewart-Haas …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Duck Commander 500 at Texas NASCAR Fantasy Forecast

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The guys and gals of NASCAR took a week off but now, we’re back on track at Texas. The week off didn’t seem to change the status quo much as it appears the Hendrick, Stewart-Haas, and Penske boys are fast once again. Jimmie Johnson was fast in practice and has been one of the best …

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Number Crunching Fantasy Forecast: Can’t Go Wrong with Kevin Harvick

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Brad Keselowski was a surprise winner last week, but what wasn’t a surprise was the performance of the two Stewart-Haas Racing cars that nearly dominated the entire race. I will admit that I undervalued Matt Kenseth and he could have snake-bit our picks had he not broken an axle. Several of the single-car teams have …

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Number Crunching Fantasy Forecast: 2015 Auto Club 400 at Fontana

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We were on track to have a pretty good team last week but Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s bad luck spelled doom for us. We are going to have bad weeks from time to time, so this week, it’s time to dust ourselves off and get back to work. The drivers didn’t run too many laps in …

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Number Crunching Fantasy Forecast: Is Kurt Busch Worth Picking Up For Phoenix?

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It’s that time of the week again, just after qualifying and my highlighter has come out to look at NASCAR Fantasy Live! picks. I would like to take a minute to tell you a little about how I play and the theory behind my selections before we talk about this week’s interesting news. If you have been following …

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Number Crunching: Kobalt 400 Fantasy Forecast

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Let’s talk a little NASCAR Fantasy Live, shall we? The main rules of the game involve picking five drivers while staying within a $100 salary cap. You also get two bonus picks of a winning driver and a winning manufacturer for 30 and 10 points, respectively. How do you collect points? Well, you get .5 points …

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