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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.

O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Daytona's road course the first of many changes on the 2021 NASCAR schedule
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O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

For years, NASCAR President Steve Phelps promised changes in the season schedule, evolving the sport's national landscape in response to underwhelming competition at 1.5-mile, cookie-cutter ovals. The COVID-19 pandemic seemed to accelerate those plans, leading to quirks like three events at Darlington Raceway during a 2020 season defined by survival.

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona Road Course

Chase Elliott on the pole as he seeks a fifth straight road course victory
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 at Daytona Road Course

One week after its biggest race, the Daytona 500, NASCAR heads back to the Super Bowl of Stock Car Racing to run the 2021 O'Reilly Auto Parts 253 on Daytona International Speedway's road course. It's the first time in history the sport has run back-to-back races at this track, a move necessitated by COVID-19 restrictions. Typically, the sport would be starting its West Coast swing but the pandemic forced a cancellation at Auto Club Speedway in California.

 

75 Funny Fantasy NASCAR Team Names for 2021

Looking for a fun team name to spice up your fantasy NASCAR league?
75 Funny Fantasy NASCAR Team Names for 2021

The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is set to crank up with the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14. 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.).

Season Finale 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR's 2020 season concludes out in the Phoenix desert
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Season Finale 500 (Phoenix) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

One of the most unique seasons in NASCAR history concludes on Sunday with the running of the 2020 Season Finale 500. After a two-month COVID suspension, countless races rescheduled, and a flurry of off-track news in the summer (see: Confederate flag ban, Bubba Wallace incident at Talladega Superspeedway) NASCAR will wind down its season and crown a Cup Series champion.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Phoenix Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

Get your roster set for the playoff and NASCAR season final out in the desert
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Phoenix Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

It all comes down to the final NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2020 season. Let's get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters set for the championship at Phoenix Raceway.

 

It's the first time the desert track will host the season finale as Homestead-Miami Speedway held that honor until this year. Teams return to Phoenix for the first time since March, before the pause in competition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Xfinity 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Martinsville mayhem likely in NASCAR's penultimate race of 2020
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Xfinity 500 (Martinsville) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Halloween weekend in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series this year gives us a special treat: racing on the circuit’s oldest track, Martinsville Speedway, for the Xfinity 500. This Virginia treasure has played host to some of the best playoff races since the sport moved to a postseason format in 2004 and this Sunday should be no exception.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick leads the way in the Lone Star State
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

The AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 will mark the final intermediate track race of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season. Texas Motor Speedway's 1.5-mile layout will host this 500-miler, the last cookie-cutter oval in the recipe to create this year's Championship 4.

 

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