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Daily Fantasy Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview

DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend for the Ford EcoBoost 400. This race also marks the final event of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and can also be heard on …

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Martin Truex Jr. Scores Cup Pole in Kansas

Martin Truex Jr. scored his third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season and his 15th in his career Friday evening at Kansas Speedway, posting a lap at 188.029 mph. Truex will lead the field to the green in Sunday afternoon’s Hollywood Casino 400 with Kevin Harvick  starting …

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5 Points To Ponder: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Falls Just Short At Talladega

ONE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Falls Just Short In the end, on a day dedicated in his honor and the 17th anniversary of his late father’s last win, it was not to be for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who finished seventh at the end of an insane race at Talladega. “I would …

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Playoff Driver Jamie McMurray Crashes Out Early in Talladega

Talladega Superspeedway’s first hit on the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs occurred early and violently Sunday on lap 25 of the Alabama 500. Jamie McMurray, who slowed to enter pit road under green, got hit from behind by Erik Jones, spinning into the path of Jeffrey Earnhardt. The …

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Did You Notice?: Tackling The Unpredictability of Talladega And NASCAR Silly Season

Did You Notice? …. Talladega is truly the Russian Roulette of the NASCAR playoffs? This race has now had a green-white-checkered finish three years running. Last fall, two top title contenders (Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr.) failed to finish in surprising fashion (engine failure). Later in that race, a driver who would soon …

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