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DraftKings NASCAR Lineup Picks: Texas Motor Speedway's O'Reilly Auto Parts 500

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Trying to pick your optimal DraftKings lineup for this week's NASCAR race on April 9 at 1:30 pm ET on FOX: the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway? Our fantasy NASCAR experts are ready to help. 

Here's what our optimal driver lineup looks like.

Martin Truex Jr. ($10,200)

NASCAR's other Jr. has six starts here with Furniture Row Racing that have yielded four top-10 finishes, including a third-place effort last fall and 208 laps led. Among active drivers, he has the highest driver rating (117.7) in the past two years. Can he win here? Absolutely.

Kyle Busch ($9,900)

The defending champ of Sunday's race is a beast at Texas, grabbing five consecutive top-five finishes at the track. During his career at Texas, he's won twice, has 11 top-five finishes and has led 741 laps. Trust us, he's good at Texas.

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Chase Elliott ($9,500)

The son of Awesome Bill from Dawsonville is pretty awesome in his own right. He's off to a great season, with three top-five finishes. In his two starts at Texas, he has two top-fives. We expect that string of success to continue.

Erik Jones ($7,600)

The rookie is running well this season. Better yet, he's run really well in the Xfinity series at Texas Motor Speedway, finishing second and fourth there last year. For the money, he's a solid value.

Daniel Suarez ($7,200)

Not counting last week at Martinsville, Suarez has had a solid season. We expect him to bounce back at Texas, and a top-10 finish (something he's done at two of the past three races this season) is very likely. Hopefully he's getting some tips from Carl Edwards, who won at the track in November. 

Landon Cassill ($5,600)

OK, so this is the price you pay for having three drivers, Truex, Elliott and Busch, who could easily win this thing, or at least lead a lot of laps. 

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