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Daily NASCAR Fantasy: Drafting Your Michigan Lineup (FireKeepers Casino 400)

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Michigan International Speedway on June 12th for the FireKeepers Casino 400. NASCAR has implemented a new low downforce package for this weekends’ race, which will test each and every driver’s skill around the fast two-mile track. Earlier in the week, the Sprint Cup Series saw its ninth different …

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Daily NASCAR Fantasy: Drafting Your Pocono Lineup (Axalta 400)

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The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Pocono Raceway on June 5 for the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400. Daily NASCAR Fantasy lineups and teams will now need to overcome the difficulties of the sport’s “Tricky Triangle” in order to cash in. The three-turn, 2.5-mile track is unique in its shape and place on the circuit. …

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Frontstretch Fantasy Insider: 2015 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas

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The drivers are at Kansas this week and it appears that much like last week the Penske team is at the top of their game. Kansas is another mile-and-a-half track, and the scheduled distance for Sundays race is 400 miles, so that means we’ll be looking to identify the lap leaders with maybe a little back …

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Frontstretch Fantasy Insider: 2015 Bank of America 500 at Charlotte

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The Chase for the Sprint Cup has been whittled down to 12 drivers, and the Contender round starts off with a bang at Charlotte with a night race. Kevin Harvick was dominant last week at Dover, securing himself a spot in the Contender round, while Jimmie Johnson suffered a parts failure that ended his chase. This …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: Pocono-Watkins Glen Edition

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It was quite the interesting day at Pocono Raceway. It’s billed as an oval race, but the strategy used there is something more similar to a road-course race. Of course, Pocono is unique because it is shaped like a triangle. The track calls itself the Tricky Triangle, and there were plenty of tricks up its …

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Number Crunching: 2015 Axalta 400 at Pocono Fantasy Forecast

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Miles the Monster reached out and grabbed a few drivers at the end of the race last week, putting a spin on quite a few fantasy teams. But as we continue NASCAR’s Northeast swing this week, there’s a 1-2 punch of an organization who continues to stand out. The Kevin Harvick – Kurt Busch duo …

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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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2014 NASCAR Fantasy Review: Booms, Busts and Future Hopes

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The just-completed NASCAR season had its usual twists and turns along with some punches thrown as well, and while those events sometimes had a significant effect on the outcome of a real race, they also likely had an effect on the outcome of how your fantasy team fared. The following is a brief overview of …

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Fantasy Insider: Prepping For Your Own NASCAR Title Bout

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We are down to the final event of the season and sure everybody is talking the so-called Championship Four in Kevin Harvick, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman and Joey Logano. However, unless you have one of those guys on your fantasy team this week, or have had them for the entire season, the fact that everything …

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