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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Coke Zero Sugar 400

Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon battle for position in 2021 Daytona 500 Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

After 25 points-paying races and six months of competition, we’ve reached the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series regular season finale at Daytona International Speedway. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups prepped for the Coke Zero Sugar 400. The race will air on Saturday night (Aug. 28) at 7 p.m. ET on NBC, so be …

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Landon Cassill Joining Gaunt for Daytona, Talladega

2021 Indy road Indianapolis NXS Landon Cassill NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Landon Cassill will make his return to the NASCAR Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway with Gaunt Brothers Racing this weekend, the team announced Aug. 23. It will be Cassill’s first start in NASCAR’s premier level since Homestead-Miami Speedway in 2019, when he was the full-time driver for StarCom Racing. The 32-year-old will pilot GBR’s …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Firecracker 400, 200 Lineups Set After Qualifying Round

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(Photo: Justin Melillo)

It’s been another virtually hectic week on the iRacing platform. Nashville Superspeedway was the main talk of the weekend as the NASCAR Cup Series made their debut at the newly refurbished facility. The virtual edition of the track was added during the 2021 Season 3 update and, after a few updates, the track became a …

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iRacing Weekly Roundup: Road to Pro Q1 Ends, Firecracker 400 Begins

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Photo by Justin Melillo via iRacing.com

The new eNASCAR ladder system wrapped up its first rung last week, and after nearly 2000 drivers took their shot in the open series, 70 drivers have advanced from the first round of the iRacing Road to Pro Qualifying Series to the second round. Twenty of those drivers will move on from there to the …

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Landon Cassill Will Be Paid in Cryptocurrency in Sponsorship Deal

Landon Cassill’s No. 6 red car of JD Motorsports races at 2021 Charlotte Xfinity NASCAR race, Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Forget about coins, cash, checks or money transfers: Landon Cassill will be paid in cryptocurrency through a sponsorship deal with Voyager that begins at Nashville Superspeedway. Voyager will sponsor Cassill for the remaining 19 races of this NASCAR Xfinity Series season, Associated Press reports. Cassill met Voyager CEO Steve Erlich at a crypto conference two …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Alsco Uniforms 250 Xfinity Texas Race

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

While the NASCAR Cup Series races for $1 million, the Xfinity Series competes for wins and points at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 12 at 4 p.m. ET. Which Xfinity drivers should you place in your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups? Read on! We’re trying something a little different this week, since the All-Star …

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Landon Cassill Happy to Help JD Motorsports, But Still Has Eyes on NASCAR Cup

2021 Xfinity Martinsville Landon Cassill (Credit: NKP)

Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography

Landon Cassill closed out the 2019 season with a 15th-place finish in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the best finish for Shepherd Racing Ventures since 2009. But in the time following that, Cassill lost his NASCAR Cup Series ride with StarCom Racing during the offseason and didn’t have an NXS gig after …

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The Underdog House: Daniel Suarez Bounces Back From Coca-Cola 600 Adversity

Daniel Suarez races around the track at Homestead-Miami Speedway (March 2021) (Photo: NKP)

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog: Daniel Suarez Before we jump into the house and talk about Suarez, I would like to thank all of our veterans and those currently serving in the U.S. military. To the families of those who have sacrificed their lives for our country, we owe a large debt of gratitude to your loved ones …

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The Underdog House: Erik Jones Best In Class… But Darlington Streak Ends

#43: Erik Jones, Richard Petty Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro STP and #20: Christopher Bell, Joe Gibbs Racing, Toyota Camry Rheem racing at 2021 spring Darlington Cup, Photo NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog: Erik Jones If you tuned into Sunday’s (May 9) Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway with no information on NASCAR Throwback weekend, you may have wondered why there were schemes largely from the 20th century on track. One of those cars would be the easily distinguishable STP colors adorning the No. 43. However, it …

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The Underdog House: Late Slip Overshadows Eye-Opening Day for Daniel Suarez

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(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Top Dog Following last week’s race at Phoenix Raceway, Trackhouse Racing received the news that teams dread to hear. During post-race inspection, Daniel Suarez’s No. 99 Chevrolet was found with two loose lug nuts. That resulted in a one-race suspension for crew chief Travis Mack, along with a $20,000 fine. In his place, the team …

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