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Looking for a Martinsville 'Ringer' this weekend for your fantasy league? Check out these three Martinsville rockstars!
Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin.
Oddly, neither won a Martinsville race last year (Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart did), but that was a rarity.
Every year since 2003, at least one of those three drivers has won a Martinsville race. And even though Martinsville’s history goes all the way back to 1949, the three already reside near the top of the track’s wins list. Gordon has seven wins (tied for third-most); Johnson has six wins (tied for fifth); and Hamlin has four wins (tied for ninth).
Gordon needs the usual Martinsville success most – he currently sits 25th (the lowest points position through five races of his career), 51 points outside the top 10.
If a Gordon victory occurs (or a Johnson, Kasey Kahne or Dale Earnhardt Jr. win), it’ll be Hendrick Motorsports’ 200th win. That scene would be fitting – Martinsville w...
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