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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Overton's 301

Who will stand out on a wide-open New Hampshire weekend?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Overton's 301

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series now heads to New England for the Overton's 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET.

 

DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Coke Zero 400

Will Saturday night be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s race to lose?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Coke Zero 400

The daily fantasy NASCAR train is heading down south to Daytona this week. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Daytona International Speedway for the Coke Zero 400 this Saturday night at 7 p.m. ET.

 

DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Which nine NASCAR wheelmen should make it on your roster for this weekend's race?
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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

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.

 

Austin Dillon: 2017 NASCAR Season Driver Preview

Richard Childress Racing No. 3

For Austin Dillon, 2016 was defined by consistency. The third-year driver for Richard Childress Racing finished 20th and 21st in his first two seasons in NASCAR’s Premier Series, but last year he appeared to find his stride, scoring career highs in top 5s and top 10s — enough of them, in fact, to secure a Chase spot on points. But how good was Dillon, really?

Austin Dillon 2015 Season Driver Preview

High expectations surround Dillon in his second season.
Austin Dillon 2015 Season Driver Preview

Austin Dillon’s career began with a bang as he brought back the iconic No. 3 car in grand fashion, taking the pole for the Daytona 500. After he finished ninth at Daytona, expectations skyrocketed for a driver many thought would be Rookie of the Year.

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: Kyle Larson the obvious ROY titlist

David Smith ranks the eight-driver 2014 Rookie of the Year crop
David Smith ranks the eight-driver NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2014 Rookie of the Year crop

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: Ranking the six remaining Cup Series ROY candidates

David Smith analyzes the rookie crop following a harrowing weekend in Talladega
David Smith ranks the six-driver field in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' rookie of the year race.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: An Austin Dillon "upset" at Talladega not implausible

RCR, Dillon bring plate-racing chops to Talladega Superspeedway
Rookie Austin Dillon stands a good chance of winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David gives special attention to a rookie primed for an “upset win” this weekend at Talladega.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: Ranking the rooks with 28 races in the books

David Smith analyzes the seven-driver Rookie of the Year class
David Smith ranks the seven driver in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year field.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David attempts to isolate each rookie from his team and equipment and properly rank the driving chops of each member of this year’s rookie class.

 

 

NASCAR Rookie Report: Did Cup newbies making a "passing" grade in season's third quarter?

Ranking the seven-driver crop of rookies in the Sprint Cup Series
David Smith analyzes the third quarter passing splits of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookies from the 2014 season.

Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers and more.

 

Today, David analyzes the third quarter passing splits of rookies from the 2014 season.

 

 

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