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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Gander Outdoors 400

#4: Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Fusion Busch Light Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

Kevin Harvick should lead the charge at Dover (Nigel Kinrade Photography)

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 …

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4 Burning Questions: How Will Ryan Newman Fare in the No. 6?

2018 Watkins Glen Cup Zach Catanzareti Kyle Busch

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

What will the ROVAL bring us? This weekend will introduce the first new track to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series since 2011, and only the second since 2001. It’s finally Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL weekend. There’s really no telling how the Cup race on Sunday is going to end up. It could be a …

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The Frontstretch 5: Memorable Playoff Moments

Nascar Champions Portraits

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1. Going old-school Definitely the old-school nature of Matt Kenseth punting Joey Logano at Martinsville in 2015. Logano had spun Kenseth from a certain victory earlier in the playoffs at Kansas after winning the previous week at Charlotte. Of course, that was seen as rubbing salt in the wound at the time, since there wasn’t …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Richmond, Take II

2018 Las Vegas I Cup Aric Almirola John K Harrelson Nkp

(Photo: John K. Harrelson / NKP)

Kyle Busch captured his 50th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win by taking the checkered flag on the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway on Saturday night. It was the seventh win of 2018 for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He was followed by the Ford of Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick in second and …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Kyle Busch Sweeps Up at Richmond

2018 Cup Richmond Zach Catanzareti Kyle Busch

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Who’s in the headline Kyle Busch has the most wins of any active driver at Richmond Raceway, but prior to this spring, it had been five years since he won a race there. He had also never won a fall race at the Virginia short-track. Not only did Busch win the spring race earlier this …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After The 2018 Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard

#2: Brad Keselowski, Team Penske, Ford Fusion Discount Tire Wins Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Who… gets my shout-out of the race? Matt Kenseth has not had a very successful comeback this season. After leaving Joe Gibbs Racing last year, Kenseth sat out the first three months of this season before returning to Roush Fenway Racing to run part-time in the organization’s No. 6 Ford. He’s since only performed slightly better …

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Matt Kenseth Earns Best Effort Since Returning to Roush Fenway Racing at Indianapolis

2018 Cup Indianapolis Zach Catanzareti Matt Kenseth Roush

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Heading into Monday’s (Spet. 10) Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth wasn’t on many people’s list of possible winners. Once the race started, he had one of the quickest cars all race long. Because qualifying was rained out, Kenseth had to begin the 400-mile race from 29th. But the No. 6 car didn’t …

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4 Burning Questions: Will NASCAR Return to the Fairgrounds or Rockingham?

2012 Nascar Camping World Truck Series Rockingham

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Will NASCAR return to the Fairgrounds Speedway or Rockingham Speedway? Two former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series tracks were in the news this week. Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville has long been one of the premier short tracks in the country, and from 1958 to 1984 hosted Cup races. Last year, in an open bid for …

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The 10: Best Paint Schemes of the Darlington Throwback Era

Darlington Field 2017

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This week, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series enjoyed its final off weekend of the season. We combed through the throwbacks that have been run since the beginning of the Darlington throwback era and found our 10 favorite throwbacks that have been run. Jeff Gordon/Dale Earnhardt Jr. –  “Gray Ghost” – 2016 The Buddy Baker “Gray …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: Just Like Old Times, Kurt Busch Wins Bristol

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Who’s in the headline Kurt Busch owned Bristol at one point in time. He won five races there from 2002 through 2006, including three straight in 2003 and 2004. Since his fifth win in 2006, he didn’t have a single runner-up finish. Busch ran in the top 10 the majority of the night and made …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Strike, No. 9

2017 Kansas I Cup Kurt Busch Brett Moist Nkp

(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Like father, like son. The Elliotts become the latest multigenerational winners in NASCAR’s premier series, as Bill – who isn’t finished racing yet – picked up 44 Winston Cup victories, and his son Chase just joined him with his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series triumph in the Go Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen …

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Daily Fantasy NASCAR FanDuel Forecast: Go Bowling at The Glen

Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series goes road racing once again this weekend. The division makes its one and only stop at Watkins Glen International this Sunday (Aug. 5) for the Go Bowling at The Glen. The green flag flies at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. Here are the rules for FanDuel’s new Daily Fantasy …

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