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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.

 

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.

 

Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's throwback weekend leads to a trip down memory lane
Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Social media created Throwback Thursday but it’s NASCAR who’s created the idea of a throwback weekend in sports. The Southern 500, one of the sport’s iconic races now gets paired with legendary paint schemes as teams and drivers come together to celebrate the past.

 

Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR seeks a new direction
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Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

This past Sunday, Chase Elliott became NASCAR’s newest first-time winner in front of a sold-out Watkins Glen crowd. Outlasting Martin Truex Jr. in a thriller, the sport’s likely Most Popular Driver was pushed to Victory Lane by teammate and seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson.

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Overton's 400 Lineup

Can Kevin Harvick keep up his yearlong success on cookie-cutter tracks?
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Overton's 400 Lineup

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to the midwest this week for its stop at Chicagoland Speedway. The green flag for the Overton’s 400 on Sunday (July 1) is at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

 

KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's potential sale hangs over the grid heading to Kansas
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KC Masterpiece 400 at Kansas Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Imagine this scenario. You’re working full-time with a company, settled with a family and have long-term plans to stay with the job. Then, out of nowhere the company confirms they’re looking to sell. Your future could now go one of several different directions, from outright promotion to pink slip.

7 Greatest Moments at NASCAR's Brickyard 400

Greatest Richmond Moments from NASCAR's Chase Era

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Auto Club 400 Lineup

Can Kevin Harvick make it four straight at Fontana?
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Auto Club 400 Lineup

NASCAR heads to Auto Club Speedway this weekend for the Auto Club 400. The two-mile track out in Fontana, California, marks the third and final stop on the sport's West Coast swing.

 

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