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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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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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