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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race at Phoenix

Popular NASCAR DraftKings pick Chase Elliott poses by his race car at Kansas Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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It all comes down to this. Four NASCAR Cup Series drivers will race for the 2021 championship at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, Nov. 7. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings lineups set for the final time in 2021. Kyle Larson, Martin Truex Jr., Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin are the playoff drivers eligible to …

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Detroit Grand Prix Moving to Downtown Streets in 2023

Will Power racing at Detroit

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The NTT IndyCar Series’ Detroit Grand Prix will return to the streets of Downtown Detroit in 2023, event organizers announced Nov. 3. The Detroit City Council approved the relocation from Belle Isle to Downtown. The Championship Auto Racing Teams (or CART) ran on the Detroit Street Circuit from 1989-1991. Emerson Fittipaldi won twice while Michael …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Xfinity 500

2021 Martinsville I Cup Chase Elliott Martin Truex Jr NKP

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Just two NASCAR Cup Series races are left in the 2021 season, starting with this Sunday (Oct. 31) at Martinsville Speedway. Let’s get your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for the Xfinity 500. Seven drivers will fight for three spots this weekend, as Kyle Larson won the last three races and secured his position …

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Kevin Harvick, GearWrench Teaming Up for 5 Cup Races in 2022

Kevin Harvick at Darlington fall 2021 NASCAR Cup race, NKP

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GearWrench will hop on the hood of Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 Ford for five NASCAR Cup Series races next year, he announced on FOX Sports’ Race Hub Wednesday (Oct. 27). The company joins Stewart-Haas Racing after sponsoring Chip Ganassi Racing for several races the past few years, including four primaries this year on Kurt Busch’s …

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John Hunter Nemechek Starting from Martinsville Pole in Trucks

John Hunter Nemechek in 2021 Talladega NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, NKP

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The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is back in action after a couple of weeks off. John Hunter Nemechek is on the pole for the final race in the Round of 8 at Martinsville Speedway. Nemechek, who recently announced he would return to Kyle Busch Motorsports next season, is 36 points above the cut line …

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Austin Cindric Has Xfinity Pole for Martinsville

Austin Cindric races in 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series Kansas fall race, NKP

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series playoff contenders have one last shot to make it into the Championship 4 and Austin Cindric will lead the way in Saturday’s (Oct. 30) race at Martinsville Speedway. The reigning Xfinity champion earned the pole after he finished second to Ty Gibbs last week at Kansas Speedway. Gibbs will start second …

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Kyle Larson Once Again on Pole for Martinsville Cup Race

Kyle Larson smiles before Texas fall 2021 NASCAR Cup Series race, NKP

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For the third consecutive week Kyle Larson will start from the pole, this time in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports driver is on a hot streak as he’s won the past three playoff races. His win at Texas Motor Speedway secured his spot in the Championship 4 …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2021 Hollywood Casino 400

Kyle Larson and William Byron racing in NASCAR Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway fall playoff, NKP

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The NASCAR Cup Series heads to the final 1.5-mile racetrack of the year in the Sunflower State. Let’s set your daily fantasy NASCAR DraftKings rosters for Sunday’s (Oct. 24) race at Kansas Speedway. It’s the second playoff weekend in the Round of 8 and second intermediate track in a row. Last week, Kyle Larson dominated …

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2-Headed Monster: Should NASCAR Playoff Drivers Be Raced Differently Than the Rest of the Field?

Denny Hamlin Chase Briscoe NASCAR Texas 2021

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Drivers participating in NASCAR’s playoffs are frustrated by drivers who are outside that realm. It’s been a common theme since the postseason began. Last weekend (Oct. 17) at Texas Motor Speedway, an incident between Denny Hamlin and Chase Briscoe has grabbed headlines and even spilled over on social media this week. This is the 17th …

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Brandon Jones Staying With Joe Gibbs Racing in 2022

Brandon Jones smiling

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Brandon Jones will remain with Joe Gibbs Racing in the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, the team announced Wednesday (Oct. 20). Crew chief Jeff Meendering will also stay on as his crew chief, while Menards is sponsoring the full year for the No. 19. Jones has competed full time in Xfinity since 2016; he ran …

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Christian Lundgaard Racing for Rahal Letterman Lanigan in 2022

Takuma Sato practicing at Detroit

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Christian Lundgaard is competing for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the No. 30 car starting in the 2022 NTT IndyCar Series season, the team announced Oct. 20. It’s part of a multi-year agreement for the Denmark native. Lundgaard ran for the team at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course earlier this year and finished 12th …

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Daniel Hemric on Pole for Kansas Xfinity Race

Daniel Hemric at 2021 NASCAR Xfinity race at Atlanta Motor Speedway NKP

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Daniel Hemric will roll off from the pole in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway Saturday (Oct. 23). He drove his No. 18 Toyota of Joe Gibbs Racing to second behind teammate John Hunter Nemechek at Texas Motor Speedway last week. Austin Cindric begins in second on the front row with Hemric, while …

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