Greg DePalma, RotoWire‘s C.J. Radune and Eric Smith of Race Review Online look back at the final stages of the Daytona 500, as Austin Dillon‘s bump tactics pay off with victory. On the flip side, impatience might have cost Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott. They also preview the Folds of Honor 500 in Atlanta, as the season gets into full swing.
With Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick & Martin Truex Jr. already in the final four at Homestead, one more driver will clinch a spot following today’s race at Phoenix International Raceway.
After winning last week at Martinsville, Kyle Busch is the first driver to claim a spot for Homestead as a second driver looks to punch his ticket today from Texas Motor Speedway.
Here are the updated Monster Energy Cup Series Championship odds including this week’s future plays prior to the FireKeepers Casino 400 from Michigan International Speedway.
Both analysts have started out with five winning picks in eight races heading to week nine. Here are the drivers that make up this week’s race day picks report for the Toyota Owner’s 400 from Richmond International Raceway.
Ryan Blaney looks for his first career Cup win in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 from Texas Motor Speedway. He’s coming off a second-place finish in the Xfinity Series race yesterday and will be a longshot pick for both analysts today.
After missing out on wins over his last three races by placing second, Kyle Larson will try to take that next step this week with his second career Cup win in this week’s Auto Club 400 from California. Both analysts will take Larson from their picks list as well as two Hendrick drivers. Let’s see which other drivers make this week’s lists.
CJ Radune will attempt to make it 3 for 3 to start the season in this week’s Kobalt 400 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Both analysts will use the same two drivers from their list including 25-1 shot Ryan Blaney who was second in the Daytona 500 and will start third in the race today.
Even though the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season starts with the Daytona 500 on Sunday, our handicapping season begins now with our new points system. Let’s take a look at how we transformed our handicapping system in a sport bereft of parity starting with CJ Radune’s Team Penske picks to win it all.
Kevin Harvick joined Martin Truex Jr. in the next round of the Chase by winning in New Hampshire, and now the rest of the Chase field has one more shot to earn their spot to continue the championship fight this week in Dover. >>Listen to Prime Sports NASCAR Sunday at 11:00 a.m. ET