Jimmie Johnson

2019 Daytona 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Can the Great American Race start a great American turnaround for NASCAR?
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Rule changes. Manufacturer switches. A new CEO. Some might say NASCAR is throwing everything but the kitchen sink at their product, hoping some of those changes will stick.

 

Welcome to the sport in 2019.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Daytona 500 Drivers for DFS

Dominate this week with our fantasy insight
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The 2019 NASCAR season begins on Sunday, Feb. 17, with the running of the 61st Daytona 500. Millions around the country will begin their fantasy leagues, daily fantasy participation in the sport and start gambling on the race winner. It’s a phenomenon the sport hasn’t ignored: NASCAR hired Sportsradar Integrity Services to help shape a gambling policy in the wake of legalization across the United States.

 

75 Funny Fantasy NASCAR Team Names for 2019

Need a fun team name to spice up your fantasy NASCAR league?

The 2019 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season is set to crank up with the 61st running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 17. That means it's time to start registering for your favorite fantasy NASCAR league on NASCAR.com, Fantrax, Fantasy Racing Online or even on DFS (FanDuel, DraftKings, etc.).

AAA Texas 500 Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Are the Big Three still in control with three races left?
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AAA Texas 500 Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

There are just three races left in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and heading into Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, none of the sport’s Big Three is guaranteed a shot at the championship. It was Joey Logano, not Martin Truex Jr., in Victory Lane at Martinsville last weekend after a last-lap bump-and-run secured him a spot.

 

First Data 500 at Martinsville Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Martinsville mayhem set to ensue once more
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First Data 500 at Martinsville Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Heading into the First Data 500, the 2018 NASCAR playoffs has been through a miserable stretch. Talladega was a four-car Stewart-Haas Racing freight train that gave us the fewest lead changes since 1973. Then, last Sunday a Kansas elimination race became notable for its unique ability to eliminate people from staying awake. The Round of 8 starts with some sluggish momentum in what’s been another difficult season for stock car racing. Pit road penalties? Pitiful passing? Zzzz.

 

Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's Round of 12 could end with a Ford fiesta at Kansas Speedway
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Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Kansas is a state known for its tornadic activity; just look to the Wizard of Oz for proof. But don’t worry about such windy weather affecting NASCAR this weekend. Turns out the tornado already tore through this sport in the form of a four-car Ford freight train at Talladega last Sunday.

 

1000Bulbs.com 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

The Big One has happened heading to Talladega before the race even started
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1000Bulbs.com 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Talladega Superspeedway is known for the Big One. But as the track prepares for the final restrictor plate race in its 30-year history it feels like the equivalent of a NASCAR earthquake has already happened.

 

Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's Round of 12 begins with Chevrolet behind the eight ball
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Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

The 2018 Chevrolet Camaro was supposed to bulldoze the NASCAR competition. New car models in this sport typically lead to dominant performances, especially from the sport’s most successful manufacturer. Millions get poured into wind tunnel testing, development and engineering support to ensure fresh chassis lead to fruitful results.

 

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Gander Outdoors 400 (at Dover) Lineup

Set your fantasy lineup for Dover's Monster Mile
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Gander Outdoors 400 (at Dover) Lineup

With four drivers eliminated after last weekend, the Round of 12 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs begins at Dover International Speedway this weekend. The green flag will wave for the Gander Outdoors 400 at 2:15 p.m. ET this Sunday (Oct. 7) on NBCSN.

 

Here are the rules for FanDuel’s new Daily Fantasy NASCAR game.

 

Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Unpredictability the theme of what should be a wild race
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Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

As a NASCAR writer for more than 10 years, I’m supposed to give some sort of expert opinion entering this weekend’s inaugural race on the new Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL. Instead, I offer with a smile one word this sport needs to inject some genuine interest back into stock car racing.

 

Unpredictability.

 

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