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Fantasy NASCAR Picks for Atlanta Motor Speedway

Geoffrey Miller breaks down the best fantasy options for the AdvoCare 500
Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski top the list of fantasy picks for NASCAR's trip to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the AdvoCare 500.

To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller will be offering his best predictions for each race. And because Yahoo's Fantasy Auto Racing game is arguably the most popular, he’ll break down the picks according to its NASCAR driver classes — A-List, B-List, C-List. The main picks are designed to make optimal use of Yahoo!’s 9-start maximum rule over the course of the season.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Miss Races with Concussion

Popular driver will sit out at least two NASCAR events after Talladega wreck
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<p> Hendrick Motorsports announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the next two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races after sufferring two concussions since Aug. 29.</p>

Hendrick Motorsports announced on Thursday that driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will sit out the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway after suffering a concussion at Talladega on Sunday.

In a release, the company stated that Earnhardt was diagnosed with a concussion Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte and that Regan Smith will serve as the No. 88 team’s substitute driver in his absence.

2010's 13 Tough Questions

NASCAR's toughest questions and the politically incorrect answers
<p> NASCAR's toughest questions and the politically incorrect answers</p>

In celebration of Athlon Sports' upcoming 10th annual Racing magazine, we've dug into the archives to uncover some of the most memorable features, profiles and Q&As that have graced our pages. Visit the site daily for more retrospective looks at NASCAR throughout the decade.

Article originally published in 2010 Athlon Sports Racing annual

1. Should NASCAR “Jimmie-proof” the Chase by rotating the venues that host the events?

Racin' Vacation

Should NASCAR drivers hit the track on off weekends?

by Mike Neff

During his off-week, Kasey Kahne pole vaulted out of Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania after crashing a World of Outlaws sprint car. While Kahne was unhurt, the wreck brought attention to the fact that race drivers like to race, whether in their “daily driver” or in most anything with two, three or four wheels.

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<p> Athlon Sports contributor Mike Neff examines what NASCAR stars do on their off weekends. Surprisingly, many do what they always do: Go racin'.</p>