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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered By DraftKings: Brickyard 400 Preview

2016 Indianapolis CUP Kyle Busch bricks Logan Whitton NKP

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 this Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Your latest daily fantasy NASCAR showdown sees cars hit the track on Saturday at 9 a.m. for first practice, and then at 6:15 p.m. for Coors Light Pole Qualifying. Here are …

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Jamie McMurray Sets the Pace in First MENCS Practice at Kentucky

2017 Kansas I CUP Jamie McMurray Nigel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Jamie McMurray is taking a loving to the ever-changing Kentucky Speedway. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver took the top spot on the scoring pylon Friday morning, clocking in a time of 28.911 at 186.780 mph. McMurray enters Kentucky eighth in the series standings, earning a pair of top fives and 10 top 10s through the …

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Jamie McMurray Records Top 10 After ‘Uneventful’ Race At Sonoma

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Jamie McMurray has a knack for winning the big races. With a Daytona 500, Brickyard 400, Coca-Cola 600 and All-Star Race on his resume, why wouldn’t he? But he’s also known for being a respectable road course racer. With an average finish of 16.3 coming into this weekend’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, McMurray started second …

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Daily Fantasy Forecast: Toyota-Save Mart 350 Preview


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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Sonoma Raceway for the Toyota Save Mart 350 this Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Cars hit the track on Friday at 3:00 p.m. for first practice, and then at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday for Coors Light Pole Qualifying. Here are nine drivers to look out for during …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kyle Larson Scores Second Career Michigan Win

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/ NKP)

Who’s in the headline – For only the fourth time this season, a driver led the most laps in a race and went onto Victory Lane. Kyle Larson started on pole, led the most laps and finished the deal to grab his second-career victory at Michigan International Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. looked like he could …

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Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in NASCAR: Everybody Loves A Winner Edition

2017 Kansas I CUP Ryan Blaney Russell LaBounty NKP

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

With maybe an exception or two, most everyone cheers for the winner of a NASCAR race. But Sunday at Pocono was different. It was last week when the iconic No. 3 reached victory lane with Austin Dillon winning his first Cup race. Now another iconic number and team reached victory lane with Ryan Blaney winning …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: NASCAR’s Tame Pocono 400 Turns Into Terrific Finish


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Who’s in the headline – For the third time this season, we have a first-time winner in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. It’s Ryan Blaney, who drove to the lead after a late-race restart with fresher tires than a dominant Kyle Busch. He then held off Kevin Harvick in a thrilling finish after Harvick closed in while Busch and …

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Jimmie Johnson, Jamie McMurray Lose Brakes, Wreck Hard At Pocono


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One moment, speeding down the front straightaway Jimmie Johnson was having a normal NASCAR Cup Series day at Pocono Raceway. The next one? “Oh sh*t.” That’s what Johnson said went through his mind as the brakes failed on the No. 48 Chevrolet. With no warning, the pedal went to the floor and the seven-time champ was …

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Daily Fantasy Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Coca-Cola 600 Preview

2017 Fontana CUP Martin Truex Jr NIgel Kinrade NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

This week’s daily fantasy tackles the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series as they head to Charlotte Motor Speedway. One of the sport’s crown jewels, the Coca-Cola 600, will run Sunday night at 6 p.m. Cars hit the track on Thursday at 2 p.m. for first practice; Coors Light Pole Qualifying begins at 7:15. Here are nine drivers to …

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Midseason NASCAR DraftKings Daily Fantasy All-Stars

2017 Kansas I CUP Jimmie Johnson helmet Barry Cantrell NKP

(Photo: Barry Cantrell/NKP)

With the NASCAR DraftKings season on break while the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series holds its All-Star weekend, there’s time for reflection on the season to date. There have been many memorable moments during the young season, both on and off the track. Yet, when it comes to Daily Fantasy Sports, the best performances don’t always …

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