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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

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Talladega Superspeedway Drivers for DraftKings

NASCAR's wild-card postseason race makes setting your fantasy roster difficult
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Talladega Superspeedway Drivers for DraftKings

After gambling for a weekend in Sin City, the NASCAR Cup Series takes to the high banks of Talladega Superspeedway for its second race in the Round of 12. Get your NASCAR DraftKings lineups set for Sunday's (Oct. 4) YellaWood 500 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC!

 

South Point 400 (Las Vegas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

A lot has changed in seven months as NASCAR returns to Sin City for its Round of 12
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South Point 400 (Las Vegas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The 2020 South Point 400 serves as Las Vegas Motor Speedway's second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. But boy, have things changed since the last time the sport visited this 1.5-mile oval in February.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Daytona International Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

Get your daily fantasy roster revved up for NASCAR's regular-season finale
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Daytona International Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

Are you ready for one of the wildest nights the NASCAR Cup Series will see this season? Let's get your NASCAR DraftKings lineups prepared for Saturday's Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best New Hampshire Motor Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

Set your flat-track lineup as NASCAR drivers seek the lobster up in New Hampshire
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NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best New Hampshire Motor Speedway Drivers for DraftKings

NASCAR Cup Series teams will try to work their magic for your DraftKings rosters this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 will air Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, sparking the sport's seven-race sprint in August to end the regular season.

 

Super Start Batteries 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

A look back at NASCAR's topsy-turvy first half of 2020
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Super Start Batteries 400 (Kansas) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

The 2020 Super Start Batteries 400 kicks off the second half of the NASCAR Cup Series season. Kansas Speedway will host the third 1.5-mile oval in a row on the schedule before a much-needed 10-day breather. It'll be the longest time off for the Cup level since its return from a two-month COVID-19 suspension in mid-May.

 

GEICO 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Talladega tackles major safety changes in the wake of February's Daytona 500
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GEICO 500 (Talladega) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway marks the first superspeedway race for the NASCAR Cup Series since February’s season-opening Daytona 500.

Coca-Cola 600 (Charlotte) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Memorial Day weekend leaves NASCAR stealing the Indianapolis 500 spotlight
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Coca-Cola 600 (Charlotte) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Memorial Day weekend has always been bookmarked for racing. It's a Sunday trifecta that starts with the Grand Prix of Monaco (Formula One), jumps to the Indianapolis 500, open-wheel racing's American Super Bowl, and ends with NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It's every motorsports fan's wildest dream.

 

But COVID-19? It's an expert these days at smashing your dreams to pieces.

 

Toyota 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

Can NASCAR build on their momentum from Sunday's COVID-19 comeback?
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Toyota 500 (Darlington) NASCAR Preview and Fantasy Predictions

It's hard to associate the coronavirus with any positives in this country. But after ending a two-month COVID-19 quarantine, NASCAR became the first major sport to "reopen" amidst this pandemic and, in the process, acquired something hard to find pretty much anywhere else in the industry.

 

Momentum.

 

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