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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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Entry List: Baptist Health 200

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The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway for their fifth race of 2020.  The 25th Annual Baptist Health 200 will take place on June 13, 2020 at the 1.5-mile oval down in Florida. 40 trucks are entered for 40 spots on the grid, allowing all entries to make the race. …

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Entry List: Dixie Vodka 400

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NASCAR has released the entry list for the Dixie Vodka 400 on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 39 cars will be competing for 40 spots on the grid. Therefore, everyone entered will make the race. There are only a handful of driver changes compared to the entry list from Martinsville Speedway. Garrett Smithley will …

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The Underdog House: Waiter, There’s a Nemechek in My Top 15 Again

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Top Dog I might have to change the name of this column to The Nemechek House if rookie John Hunter Nemechek keeps up his current streak. Since racing resumed, the Front Row Motorsports driver has been the best in class four times in a five-race span. But perhaps this shouldn’t come as that much of …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: NASCAR Returns in Darlington With Big Changes

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Sunday was a big day for NASCAR, as the Cup Series returned to action at Darlington Raceway. Viewers are hungry for anything sports-related, and while the general opinion right now is that the race went off without a hitch, it’ll be quite a while before we know that for sure. Overnight numbers indicated that the …

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Friday Faceoff: Were the Races Dropped from the Schedule the Best Options?

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1. With nearly two months since the last race, do you think it will make drivers more aggressive, or will they tread lightly this weekend? Clayton Caldwell: With the competition cautions that are scheduled, drivers will take it pretty easy early on. They know they’ll be on a green racetrack with cars with which they …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: North Wilkesboro Lives Up to Hype, FOX Sports 1 Messes Up Tucson

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We’ve come to the end (for now) of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, televised by FOX and FOX Sports 1. Over the seven races, there were truly two standout drivers. They were William Byron and Timmy Hill. Hendrick Motorsports’ decision to skip Saturday’s (May 9) North Wilkesboro 160 gifted the faux championship to Hill, …

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Fantasy NASCAR iRacing: North Wilkesboro 160

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It’s almost time for real racing! Before teams head out to Darlington Raceway, though for NASCAR’s Cup Series return on May 17, 2020 there’s one more eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series event. They saved the best for last in this exhibition series; this week, drivers will compete at the virtual North Wilkesboro Speedway Saturday (May …

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e4 Burning Questions: A Look Back on the Pro Invitational Series

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Was the Pro Invitational Series a Success? The NASCAR Pro Invitational Series will hold its final scheduled race this Saturday. On a date where NASCAR was originally planning on holding the first night race in Martinsville Speedway history, it will instead be sanctioning its first race at North Wilkesboro Speedway, albeit a virtual version, in …

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William Byron Wins Pro Invitational Series Finish Line 150 at Virtual Dover

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William Byron breezed to victory again Sunday, May 3 in the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series. His latest victim? None other than Miles the Monster in the Finish Line 150 at virtual Dover International Speedway. Byron outraced Christopher Bell and Timmy Hill for the win in the 150-lap event. It’s his third victory in this …

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