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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Bank of America 500 Preview

2017 Cup New Hampshire Zach Catanzareti Kevin Harvick

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DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Bank of America 500. This race marks the first event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBC. Cars will hit the track on Friday …

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Did You Notice?: 7 NASCAR Storylines Still Worth Watching

2017 Richmond Ii Cup Kyle Busch Martin Truex Jr Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Did You Notice?… It’s been a difficult, controversial start to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. In the last three weeks, we’ve seen a 25-point penalty by a potential title contender (Chase Elliott). There’s been controversy surrounding the national anthem, forcing NASCAR PR to take a stance. Toyota has been dominating races, leading 299 of …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Late Pass Gives Kyle Busch Victory Over Chase Elliott at Dover

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Who’s in the headline – We’ve seen it happen multiple times at Dover International Speedway as the No. 48 team makes a late-race charge to lead a handful of laps and win the race. It wasn’t the No. 48 car Sunday, but it was the No. 18 team. Kyle Busch dropped like a stone in …

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Matt Kenseth Leads Opening Practice at Dover

2017 Chicago Cup Matt Kenseth Russell Labounty Nkp

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As the opening round of the 2017 Cup Series playoffs come to a close this weekend, Matt Kenseth, yet to win in 2017 topped the speed chart in Friday morning’s practice at Dover International Speedway. The No. 20 turned a lap of 162.550 mph, 0.072 second ahead of the next fastest time. Flashback to the …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: Apache Warrior 400 Preview

2017 Loudon Cup Kyle Larson Car Phil Allaway

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DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Dover International Speedway this weekend for the Apache Warrior 400. This race marks the third and final event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Here are eight drivers to look out …

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The 10: NASCAR Cup Series Power Rankings After New Hampshire

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Overton’s 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, Nh Usa Sunday 16 July 2017 Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Busch Beer Ford Fusion And Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, Fedex Office Toyota Camry World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returned to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the second event of the 2017 playoffs. Alas, it was likely the final time that the track will host a playoff event, as the race date moves to Las Vegas next season. Regardless of your opinion of the change, it’s always tough to …

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5 Points to Ponder: A Sluggish Start to the NASCAR Playoffs — Why?

2017 Michigan Ii Cup Jimmie Johnson Helmet Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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ONE: Sluggish Start to NASCAR’s 10-Race Playoff It’s fair to say for NASCAR that it hasn’t been the compelling start to the 2017 playoffs the powers that be at Daytona Beach, Fla.,  would have wanted. We’ve had two poor races with limited-to-no excitement. There hasn’t been a great deal of passing, not really any it seems …

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Untouchable: Kyle Busch Avoids Mid-Race Wreck for Dominating Loudon Victory

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Ism Connect 300 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, Nh Usa Sunday 24 September 2017 Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing, M&m's Caramel Toyota Camry Celebrates His Win World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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Kyle Busch may have dominated Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, but he needed a little luck to get it done, too. After a track-blocking crash that swallowed up leader Martin Truex Jr. and others on lap 150, Busch tip-toed through the melee for grab the race lead. “That was pretty intense,” …

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4 Burning Questions: How Memorable Will the Final Fall New Hampshire Race Be?

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series Overton’s 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, Nh Usa Sunday 16 July 2017 Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Busch Beer Ford Fusion And Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing, Fedex Office Toyota Camry World Copyright: Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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What’s Up with New Hampshire’s Sticky Compound? New Hampshire Motor Speedway confirmed this week that the track will once again apply the same PJ1 compound used in the July event. The compound, being applied to the first and third grooves of the racetrack, was a much-hyped edition to the one-lane racetrack at which cars can …

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Tech Talk: Tires, Drive Off & Turning Are On Jason Ratcliff’s Mind

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Being in the final 16 of the playoffs in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series adds a lot of pressure to race teams for sure, and that was evident at Chicagoland Speedway last Sunday when people were speeding on pit road, leaving lug nuts loose and jumping over the wall early. The pressure will only …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR Forecast Powered by DraftKings: ISM Connect 300 Preview

2017 Michigan Ii Cup Daniel Suarez Nigel Kinrade Nkp

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DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend for the ISM Connect 300. This race marks the second event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Cars will hit the track on Friday at 11:30 …

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2017 Frontstretch Podcast Powered by DraftKings – Episode 27: Where Do We Go?

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Episode 27: Where Do We Go? Frontstretch Podcast with Dustin Albino, Joseph Wolkin and Zach Catanzareti In this week’s episode brought to you by DraftKings, Dustin, Joseph and Zach look at the Silly Season turned hilarious and where we think Danica Patrick, Kasey Kahne and others will end up. Also, we look at the top contenders heading into the Monster Energy …

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