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Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

NASCAR's Round of 8 finale enveloped by Harvick cheating scandal
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Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Imagine for a second the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is like an NFL game. You’re three days out from a 38-17 finish where your favorite team simply dominated their opponent. Then, on a Wednesday, you find out the victory has been stripped. Why? Your favorite team got called for a 10-yard holding penalty, after the fact, that officials feel altered the outcome of the entire game.

 

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Can-Am 500 Lineup

Get your roster set as the battle for the Championship 4 heads to the Arizona desert
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Can-Am 500 Lineup

The final race of the Round of 8 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs resumes Sunday (Nov. 11) with the Can-Am 500 at ISM Raceway in Phoenix. The green flag flies Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

 

Here are the rules for FanDuel’s new Daily Fantasy NASCAR game.

 

AAA Texas 500 Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Are the Big Three still in control with three races left?
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AAA Texas 500 Preview, Odds and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

There are just three races left in the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and heading into Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, none of the sport’s Big Three is guaranteed a shot at the championship. It was Joey Logano, not Martin Truex Jr., in Victory Lane at Martinsville last weekend after a last-lap bump-and-run secured him a spot.

 

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Gander Outdoors 400 (at Dover) Lineup

Set your fantasy lineup for Dover's Monster Mile
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Gander Outdoors 400 (at Dover) Lineup

With four drivers eliminated after last weekend, the Round of 12 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs begins at Dover International Speedway this weekend. The green flag will wave for the Gander Outdoors 400 at 2:15 p.m. ET this Sunday (Oct. 7) on NBCSN.

 

Here are the rules for FanDuel’s new Daily Fantasy NASCAR game.

 

AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Can Jimmie Johnson stop his freefall?
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AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Last May at Dover seemed like business as usual for Jimmie Johnson. A top-five run most of the day turned victorious on a restart in NASCAR Overtime cut short by a crash on the backstretch. Two good turns negated a dominant performance by Kyle Larson and put the No. 48 in Victory Lane for the third time in 13 races.

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 GEICO 500 Lineup

FanDuel debuts new NASCAR games this weekend
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 GEICO 500 Lineup

NASCAR heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for the GEICO 500. The 2.66-mile track is the largest one on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule.

 

TicketGuardian 500 at Phoenix Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

Can Kevin Harvick keep deserting his competition at Phoenix?
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TicketGuardian 500 at Phoenix Preview and Fantasy NASCAR Predictions

What’s that NASCAR was saying about young guns? Kevin Harvick has shown thus far in 2018 old dogs aren’t ready to learn new tricks just yet. Two dominating Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series performances the past two weeks have the 42-year-old front and center as this year’s championship favorite.

Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Lineup

Who will succeed in Atlanta?
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Fantasy NASCAR Picks: The Best 2018 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Lineup

If your daily fantasy experience for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ first race of the 2018 season at Daytona was anything like mine, you couldn’t wait for it to be over. We saw multiple favorites exit the race far too early. As a result, lineups flew out the window as top contenders left the 500 with their cars looking more like trash.

 

NASCAR's New Stars Ready for 2018 Breakout

New faces like Chase Elliott, Daniel Suarez and Ryan Blaney have replaced retired legends.
New faces like Chase Elliott, Daniel Suarez and Ryan Blaney have replaced retired legends.

It could be argued that there has never been a two-year period in NASCAR history like the one that just transpired.

 

Think about it. Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle all retired before the 2017 season. Then Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Matt Kenseth followed suit after the ’17 campaign.

 

That’s a total of 254 race wins and eight championships walking away from the sport in roughly 12 months. And the losses can’t be measured by those staggering numbers alone.

 

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