Until Friday night, UMBC might have been confused for your local bank. Instead, it’s an honors university in Maryland that turned honorable as perhaps the greatest Cinderella story of all time. Even NASCAR fans enthusiastic over qualifying couldn’t help but get caught up in March Madness fever that became the first ever 16-seed upsetting a No.
NASCAR heads to ISM Raceway this weekend in Phoenix for the TicketGuardian 500. The one-mile race track is technically a short track but races more like an intermediate circuit with its unique, dog-leg shape.
If your daily fantasy experience for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ first race of the 2018 season at Daytona was anything like mine, you couldn’t wait for it to be over. We saw multiple favorites exit the race far too early. As a result, lineups flew out the window as top contenders left the 500 with their cars looking more like trash.
Tick-tock. That sound could be all of his Martinsville grandfather clocks, but it could also be Father Time calling on Jimmie Johnson. The seven-time Cup Series champion enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the winningest active driver on the circuit... but also as the oldest. Does Johnson have another title run in him? It’s possible, but time might not be on his side.
The 2018 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season is about to crank up with the 60th running of the Daytona 500. That also means it is about time to start registering for your favorite fantasy NASCAR league on NASCAR.com, Yahoo or even on DFS. We have come up with 75 funny, crazy, weird and/or outright silly names to help you get started on your quest to fantasy NASCAR greatness. Here’s our list for 2018, in no particular order of awesomeness.
Jimmie Johnson’s racing career began on two wheels, as he whipped BMX bikes and motorcycles across tracks in Southern California. After he became a superstar on four wheels, he returned to two wheels as an amateur triathlete. And now he has helped initiate a bicycling fad among NASCAR drivers. Seemingly every week, a handful of drivers tour the area around the track.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend for the Can-Am 500. This race marks the final event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
It was only a matter of minutes at Martinsville Speedway. But as the laps clicked down, Chase Elliott’scareer timeline hit a roller-coaster ride from dream to disaster. For a split second, he was Chase-ing his first Cup Series win, a Championship 4 appearance and a surge in national attention and popularity.
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for the AAA Texas 500. This race marks the second event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.