The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series roars into Thunder Valley this weekend for the second race of the year at Bristol Motor Speedway. Saturday’s Bass Pro Shop NRA Night Race might be the most popular race on the schedule among fans, and while it might not have the aura of the Daytona 500 or Brickyard 400, this is one race that every driver would love to win.
Bristol poses an interesting challenge for Fantasy NASCAR owners. On one hand, you tend to see a lot of the same drivers contend for wins at the half-mile, high-banked short track. However, you still run into a space issue when you cram this many drivers on a small track that allows for such high speeds.… Continue reading ...
The regular season is quickly coming to a close, but before the playoffs begin in a few weeks, both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams and Fantasy NASCAR owners have a major hurdle to deal with this weekend. A return trip to Bristol Motor Speedway is on tap, and Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race could have short-term and long-term implications.
Whenever the series visits a short track, the playing field between the dominant drivers and powerhouse teams and the middle-tier organizations is leveled to a degree. The bumping and banging that goes on at a short track leads to more wrecks, and even minor mistakes that can typically be overcome at larger tracks can drop a driver multiple laps down and essentially ruin their entire race.… Continue reading ...
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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Bristol Motor Speedway, and while short track races can have higher attrition and be a little tougher to predict, they also provide an opportunity to get a little creative with your fantasy lineups. That’s exactly what I plan to do with many of my season-long lineups for Sunday’s Food City 500.
If you’ve been reading my articles this year, then you know that I haven’t exactly been shy about using the top drivers in the early weeks. The strategy has worked thus far, and I’m currently ranked No.… Continue reading ...