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NASCAR Numbers Game: Taking stock of the 2013 Sprint Cup season

David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some telling stats in the Cup Series
David Smith crunches the numbers for the Sprint Cup Series in his weekly "NASCAR Numbers Game" column.

The off week prior to the race at Indianapolis serves as a welcome respite to everyone in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series except crew chiefs who might be on the hot seat. One casualty of “chopping block week” occurred Tuesday morning when BK Racing relieved Pat Tryson of his duties as the head wrench for David Reutimann’s No. 83 entry.

Vickers earns first NASCAR win since 2009 in New Hampshire

Through the Gears: Four things we learned in New Hampshire
Reaction from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where Brian Vickers won his first NASCR Sprint Cup race since 2009.

There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  Brian Vickers

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for the Auto Club 400 at Fontana

Predicting the best fantasy drivers in California so you don't have to.
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<p> Dustin Long ranks each driver on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit for this weekend's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway.</p>

The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit heads back out west for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. To help guide you through the 2013 Fantasy NASCAR season, Athlon Sports contributor Dustin Long 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.

Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead-Miami) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Four drivers battle in a winner-take-all championship finale
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Ford EcoBoost 400 (Homestead-Miami) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

After nine months and 35 races, it all comes down to one weekend to decide the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, an Kevin Harvick will duke it out over 267 laps at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 17 in the Ford EcoBoost 400.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Championship 4 take front and center in Monster Energy Cup Series finale after rain washes out qualifying
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Just 400 miles remain in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Homestead-Miami Speedway's 1.5-mile oval is the spot for their finale, the Ford EcoBoost 400, in which four drivers will compete amongst each other to win the series title.

 

It's the last year this track will host NASCAR's championship weekend for the foreseeable future. A 2020 schedule shakeup has moved the track's race date to March; Phoenix's ISM Raceway will take over this spot next year.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway

Kyle Busch earns his first pole of 2019
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway

ISM Raceway's one-mile oval in Phoenix plays host to the penultimate Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2019 season. This recently renovated track will play host to a semifinal elimination that sets up next week's Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Six drivers are fighting for the remaining two spots in that field after Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. have already earned their invitations.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best ISM Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

Get your roster set for a NASCAR duel in the desert
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best ISM Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

It's time for a duel in the desert as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes west to ISM Raceway. The Bluegreen Vacations 500 is set to roll on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC out in Avondale, Arizona.

 

Bluegreen Vacations 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

ISM Raceway is the final elimination race before this year's championship finale
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Bluegreen Vacations 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

After eight months and 34 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, it's finally time to whittle down the playoff field to this year's Championship 4. ISM Raceway in Phoenix hosts the penultimate race of the season, a Round of 8 elimination which sets up the grand finale next week at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

 

AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Which championship contenders will make their presence felt in the Lone Star State?
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AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

They say everything's bigger in Texas. But as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads into the Lone Star State for Sunday's 2019 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, the number of viable championship contenders has shrunk considerably.

 

Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Hendrick Motorsports fighting hard to avoid playoff elimination
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Hollywood Casino 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Chase Elliott is the defending winner of the Hollywood Casino 400. It remains his only victory on an intermediate track in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

 

For Elliott and Hendrick Motorsports to salvage their season, Elliott may need to have lightning strike twice.

 

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