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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

Auto Club 400 (Fontana) Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR qualifying debacle an awkward start to the weekend in California
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Auto Club 400 (Fontana) Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's 2019 game of strategy under its new handling package hit a whole other level Friday at Auto Club Speedway. The sport’s final round of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying ended in embarrassment... and, should we say, a lesson in punctuality. When the clock expired, not one of the 12 drivers eligible for the pole crossed the finish line in time to make a lap.

NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick will lead the field to green at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Here's the starting lineup for Sunday's Pennzoil 400, the third Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of 2019. Sin City is square one for the sport’s new handling package as the sport descends on the 1.5-mile tri-oval of Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

 

Just 38 drivers and teams attempted this race, leaving two open spots on the grid. It’s the second straight week less than 40 cars have shown up to qualify.

 

NASCAR Starting Lineup at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Aric Almirola wins the pole for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
NASCAR Starting Lineup for Atlanta's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

Here’s the starting lineup for today’s (Feb. 24) Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Only 37 drivers and teams attempted the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season; that leaves three open spots on the grid.

 

2019 Daytona 500 Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Can the Great American Race start a great American turnaround for NASCAR?
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Rule changes. Manufacturer switches. A new CEO. Some might say NASCAR is throwing everything but the kitchen sink at their product, hoping some of those changes will stick.

 

Welcome to the sport in 2019.

 

NASCAR Fantasy Picks: Best Daytona 500 Drivers for DFS

Dominate this week with our fantasy insight
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The 2019 NASCAR season begins on Sunday, Feb. 17, with the running of the 61st Daytona 500. Millions around the country will begin their fantasy leagues, daily fantasy participation in the sport and start gambling on the race winner. It’s a phenomenon the sport hasn’t ignored: NASCAR hired Sportsradar Integrity Services to help shape a gambling policy in the wake of legalization across the United States.

 

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 1000Bulbs.com 500 Lineup

Use the experts to avoid a big roster meltdown with Talladega's Big One
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 1000Bulbs.com 500 Lineup

The Round of 12 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series resumes this Sunday with the 1000Bulbs.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. The green flag flies on Sunday (Oct. 14) at 2 p.m. ET on NBC.

 

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 South Point 400 Lineup

How to start NASCAR's playoffs with the right fantasy gamble
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 South Point 400 Lineup

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series begins their 10-race playoff this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Sixteen drivers will begin their quest for the ultimate prize, a series championship starting with the inaugural South Point 400.

 

The green flag flies at 3 p.m. ET this Sunday, Sept. 16, on NBC Sports Network.

 

Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Two NASCAR retirements cast their shadow over Thunder Valley
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Kasey Kahne and Elliott Sadler have more than 1,500 starts between them in NASCAR’s top three divisions. Both men competed for championships, winning multiple Cup races while driving for two of the sport’s legendary teams. (Sadler drove for Robert Yates Racing while Kahne spent six years running for Hendrick Motorsports). Corporate branding has put them successfully at the forefront of sponsorships with companies like M&M’s, Red Bull, Dodge and OneMain Financial.

 

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