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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Big Machine 400 At The Brickyard

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This weekend marks 26 years of NASCAR at the most hallowed ground in all of motorsport, Indianapolis Motor Speedway. While the Brickyard 400 is usually a fairly boring race and is dramatically lower in prestige than the Indianapolis 500, racing at Indy is a special experience for anybody who gets the opportunity. You haven’t made …

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4 Burning Questions: NASCAR, Stop Paying Barstool

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What now? Over the weekend of June 26-28, 2020, clips began to resurface online of Dave Portnoy, Barstool Sports’ founder and president, straight-up using racial slurs on old Barstool videos. In response to this, Portnoy released a three-minute video response where he essentially doubled down on his behavior, outright refusing to apologize to people he …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Pocono Doubleheader

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Pocono Raceway is a unique racetrack. The two-and-a-half-mile triangle has a weird Frankenstein-esque layout. While the track is fairly flat in its three turns, those three turns are all slightly different, and all three are based on the turns at different racetracks. Turn one is based off turns at the old Trenton Speedway, a now-defunct …

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4 Burning Questions: Who Will Be in the Cup Playoffs?

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Who will be in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs? Last weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway marked the halfway point of the 26-race regular season. As such, it’s about time to take a step back and look at what the playoff picture will be, before the dog days of summer truly begin with …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 GEICO 500

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Talladega Superspeedway will be the site of the 13th race of the NASCAR Cup Series season, and will mark the half-way mark of the 2020 regular season at its conclusion. It’s very hard to choose a team for daily fantasy in super speedway races. While there are good and bad “plate” drivers, the reality is …

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4 Burning Questions: Can Ryan Newman Pull Off the Win at Talladega?

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Should there be less practice time? There has been a lot of talk over this past week as to how much practice NASCAR teams should have after the COVID-19 situation subsides. Fans want no practice due to how exciting the racing is without it. Drivers want some practice, but definitely a very limited amount of …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Dixie Vodka 400

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Homestead-Miami Speedway, long home to the season finale to NASCAR’s season, will instead be just the 12th stop of the year for the NASCAR Cup Series. This is going to be a very bizarre race as far as who can be competitive. A lot of teams have notes for this track for November. Take a …

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3 Burning Questions & An Open Letter to You, a Keyboard Warrior

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Hey, random social media person. You’ve been pretty busy this week, haven’t you? There’s been so many news stories that you’ve decided that you must comment on, even though, in many cases, you have neither the grammar nor the critical thinking skills to actually say anything on the topic. Just stop. Stop. Because nobody important …

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Driver vs. Driver Hall of Fame Matchups: Bobby Allison Vs. Darrell Waltrip

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84 NASCAR Cup Series wins. Only three drivers in the history of the series have won more than Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison (though Allison will tell you he has 85, a matter he’s disputed with NASCAR for decades. Between them, Waltrip and Allison won four of five titles between 1981 and 1985. Waltrip has …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Blue-Emu 500

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The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway was held in 1949, the series’ inaugural season. Red Byron, NASCAR’s first champion, won the event with a face covered in the red clay dust that made up the track’s surface. 71 years later, Martinsville will host its 143rd Cup race on Wednesday, June 10, and …

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