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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.

Federated Auto Parts 400 (Richmond) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Bubba Wallace breaks through NASCAR playoff storylines heading to Richmond
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Federated Auto Parts 400 (Richmond) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The NASCAR postseason is typically an all-encompassing event. If you're not in that group of 16, chances are your name is forgotten until the 2021 Daytona 500 in February. I'm not saying that's fair; it's just the way it is in the playoff era of stock car racing. The Federated Auto Parts 400 is typically no different, the short track that helps separate the championship contenders from early pretenders.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Richmond Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

Sparks fly as short-track racing threatens to rough up your roster at Richmond
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Richmond Raceway Drivers for DraftKings

Get your NASCAR DraftKings lineups set for short-track racing under the lights! The NASCAR Cup Series travels to Richmond Raceway this weekend for the Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Television coverage is provided by NBCSN while the race can be heard on your local MRN affiliate.

 

Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR's postseason begins with one of its crown jewel events
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Cook Out Southern 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

It's hard to believe but the NASCAR postseason has arrived, on schedule despite a two-month COVID-19 suspension. One of the sport's crown jewel events, the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, will serve as the playoff opener on Sunday night (Sept. 6) as the Cup Series begins its 10-race championship chase.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 27

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 27

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, August 27 is a day in which one of baseball's all-time greats recorded his 1,500th RBI and college football held its first kickoff classic game.

 

Drydene 311 (Dover) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

It's Monster Mile, Take II this Sunday as NASCAR wraps up its 2020 Cup Series doubleheaders
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Drydene 311 (Dover) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

We're halfway through the Monster Mile doubleheader at Dover International Speedway. NASCAR's grand experiment of back-to-back Cup Series races concludes with a second straight Drydene 311 on Sunday.

 

Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag first in Saturday's Act I. A dream season for the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota driver now includes his first win in 29 career starts at one of his worst tracks on the circuit.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway

Last week's winner Chase Elliott starts on the pole for the first of back-to-back races at the Monster Mile
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NASCAR Starting Lineup for Saturday's Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway

The Dog Days of summer are quickly coming to a close for the NASCAR Cup Series with the first of two Drydene 311 races at Dover International Speedway. The doubleheader event on Saturday-Sunday is the third and final such experiment for NASCAR this season.

 

GoBowling 235 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

NASCAR turns right in Daytona Beach for the first time since 1958
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GoBowling 235 (Daytona) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Long before the 2020 GoBowling 235, from 1949-58, NASCAR's early foundation was built with its yearly race on the sands of Daytona Beach. Some of the sport's early greats, like Hall of Famers Tim Flock, Cotton Owens and Lee Petty, were winners on the 4.1-mile road course that helped spark the growth of stock car racing throughout the southeast.

 

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