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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

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It has now been 22 years since the first race at Atlanta Motor Speedway under its current D-shaped 1.54 mile-oval configuration. While the format of the track is similar in layout to Speedway Motorsports Inc. sister tracks Charlotte Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway, the biggest difference Atlanta has over those two tracks is the …

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4 Burning Questions: Road to the Playoffs

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What will NASCAR need to do following July to stay-on-pace to make the playoffs work? On Thursday, June 4, NASCAR revealed its current schedule through the end of July and the first weekend in August. BREAKING NEWS: NASCAR announces next installment in return to racing schedule. Details: https://t.co/c0Oof32GGq pic.twitter.com/Osjbyruoh1 — NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 4, 2020 …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Supermarket Heroes 500

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The first short track race of the season is on hand this week for the NASCAR Cup Series, a one-day show at Bristol Motor Speedway. Like with most of the other “coronaraces,” Sunday will feature no qualifying or practice sessions. Instead, NASCAR will line the field up via a modified random draw similar to what …

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Driver vs. Driver Classic Matchups: Jeff Gordon vs. Jimmie Johnson

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It started when the young driver asked the superstar for career advice. In 2001, NASCAR was reeling from the loss of Dale Earnhardt. Jeff Gordon, Earnhardt’s fierce rival, was on the way to a fourth championship. And Jimmie Johnson was barely a blip on the collective radar. Most fans know the story by now: Johnson …

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4 Burning Questions: What’s Next for the Truck Series?

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What was wrong with the Coca-Cola 600? The TV ratings are out for the Coca-Cola 600, and they don’t look very good. .@FoxTV earned a 2.4 rating and 3.96 million viewers for Sunday's @CocaCola 600 at Charlotte, per @ShowBuzzDaily, down from 2.6 rating/4.26M last year. ➖ Sunday's race was slightly delayed/faced competition from #TheMatch, which …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Alsco Uniforms 500

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The fourth NASCAR Cup Series race in 11 days is scheduled to take place on Wednesday (May 27), when round eight of the 2020 season commences at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The second oval race at Charlotte this week, Wednesday’s race will be significantly shorter than the 600-miler that was run on Sunday (May 24). In …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Coca-Cola 600

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For surprisingly just the second time this season, the NASCAR Cup Series is going 1.5-mile racing. The Coca-Cola 600 has been one of the sport’s premier events since the first iteration in 1960. Although there were other 600-mile Cup races here and there in the late 1960s, none ever stuck to the wall like the …

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4 Burning Questions: Chase Elliott vs. Kyle Busch is Supposedly a Thing

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What’s next for Chase Briscoe? One of the best finishes I’ve ever seen occurred in the rain delayed NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway this week. The first race for the series in over two months, the finish was a classic duel between Kyle Busch and Chase Briscoe. A final lap that'll go down …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: 2020 Toyota 500 at Darlington (Darlington II)

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For the first time in nearly 50 years, NASCAR will have a scheduled mid-week race for its flagship Cup Series, with a 500-kilometer race at Darlington Raceway. Once again, there will be no practice and no qualifying for the event. NASCAR has already determined the starting lineup for the race based off the finishing order …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: The Real Heroes 400

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After over two months of inaction, NASCAR is finally back in action. The race on Sunday will be a very interesting event. With no practice or qualifying time, the first laps back on a racetrack for the vast majority of drivers in the field will be the pace laps before a 400 mile slugfest at …

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