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Captain Thunder's Legendary TOP-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - BRICKYARD 400

KEVIN HARVICK - WINNER#4 Budweiser Chevrolet ·         One win, four top fives, seven top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 10.9 ·         Average Running Position of 14.4, ninth-best ·         Driver Rating of 90.2, ninth-best ·         904 Laps in the Top 15 (62.8%), eighth-most   JIMMIE JOHNSON#48 Lowe's Chevrolet...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Larson To Race Eldora Truck Race In #32

CONCORD, N.C.  (July 21, 2014) – Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (TCGRFS) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver Kyle Larson will return to a dirt track later this month when he once again competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway.  Larson will be racing in the #32 Glad Chevrolet Silverado for Turner Scott...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

One Of NASCAR's Most Prolific Team's Could Be Left Out Of Chase

One of NASCAR’s most prolific and legendary teams could be left out of NASCAR’s 16-team playoff for the 2014 Sprint Cup Championship if they fail to earn a trip to victory lane over the next eight races. When the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season ended, NASCAR Chairman Brian France decided to change the NASCAR Chase qualifying format. He said he wanted to make sure the focus...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - NEW HAMPSHIRE

TONY STEWART - WINNER#14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet ·         Three wins, 14 top fives, 17 top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 11.9 ·         Average Running Position of 9.1, second-best ·         Series-best Driver Rating of 111.0 ·         408 Fastest Laps Run, third-most ·         Average Green Flag Speed of 124...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Biggest Names May Need Daytona Win To Make Chase

Some of NASCAR's biggest names are looking at this weekend's race at Daytona as an opportunity to steal a spot in the 2014 Chase. When NASCAR announced the “win-and-in” format for the Chase, a few tracks were looked at as potential wild cards – Sonoma, Talladega, Watkins Glen, and this one coming up, Daytona International Speedway. Daytona has seen its share...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Daytona Weekend Schedule

COKE ZERO 400 WEEKEND POWERED BY COCA-COLA ON-TRACK SCHEDULE Thursday, July 3  Noon 2 PM             NASCAR Nationwide Series practice4:00 PM 5:20 PM     NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice6:35 PM 8:00 PM     NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice Friday, July 43:10 PM                  NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying5:10 PM      ...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch Truck Team Penalized

Daytona Beach, Fla. (July 1, 2014) — The No. 51 team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered in post-race inspection June 26 at Kentucky Speedway. The infraction is a P2 level penalty and violates Section 20B-12.8.1 (truck failed to meet post-race height requirements) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book. As a result...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sets Date's For Year End Awards Banquet's

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 1, 2014) – NASCAR announced today that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards – the annual culmination of Champion’s Week – will be held on Friday, Dec. 5, at Wynn Las Vegas. This is the sixth year that NASCAR has celebrated Champion’s Week in the city of Las Vegas, a tradition that has featured a bevy of A-list entertainers and fan...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - DAYTONA

DALE EARNHARDT JR - WINNER#88 National Guard Chevrolet ·         Three wins, 11 top fives, 17 top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 13.4 ·         Average Running Position of 14.0, fourth-best ·         Driver Rating of 92.0, third-best ·         85 Fastest Laps Run, second-most ·         4,036 Green Flag Passes...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - KENTUCKY

JIMMIE JOHNSON - WINNER#48 Lowe's Chevrolet ·         One top five, three top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 6.0 ·         Series-best Average Running Position of 3.9 ·         Series-best Driver Rating of 125.9 ·         Series-high 118 Fastest Laps Run ·         Series-best Average Green Flag Speed...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

BOOM - Daytona To Host South's LARGEST Fireworks Show!

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Following the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola on Saturday, July 5, the champion driver will deliver a roaring burnout in the tri-oval celebrating the victory in the Independence Day holiday classic. High in the sky, Fireworks By Santore will deliver a thunderous patriotic celebration with the largest fireworks show in the Southeast. The Flagler-based...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - SONOMA

KURT BUSCH - WINNER#41 Haas Automation Chevrolet ·         One win, six top fives, six top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 16.0 ·         Series-best Average Running Position of 10.0 ·         Driver Rating of 107.8, second-best ·         56 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most ·         Average Green Flag Speed...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - MICHIGAN

DALE EARNHARDT JR - WINNER#88 National Guard / Superman Chevrolet ·         Two wins, six top fives, 10 top 10s; two poles ·         Average finish of 16.3 ·         Average Running Position of 12.8, sixth-best ·         Driver Rating of 97.0, fifth-best ·         182 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most ·         1,379 Green...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne Points Finger At Kyle Busch Following 42nd Place Pocono Finish

photo credit:  getty images Following Kasey Kahne's 42nd place finish in Sunday’s Pocono 400 the Hendrick Motorsport's driver had no problem pointing the finger at Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch. “That’s just Kyle being Kyle,’’ Kahne said. “He knew if he didn’t clear me there, I would pass him back because I just had, so he just floored...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - POCONO

DENNY HAMLIN - WINNER#11 FedEx Ground Toyota ·         Four wins, eight top fives, 10 top 10s; two poles ·         Average finish of 12.6 ·         Average Running Position of 11.0, fifth-best ·         Driver Rating of 109.1, second-best ·         Series-high 434 Fastest Laps Run ·         Series-best Average Green...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - DOVER

JIMMIE JOHNSON - WINNER#48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet ·         Eight wins, 12 top fives, 17 top 10s; three poles ·         Average finish of 8.7 ·         Series-best Average Running Position of 6.8 ·         Series-best Driver Rating of 121.1 ·         Series-high 990 Fastest Laps Run ·         Series-best Average...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Announces 2015 Hall Of Fame Class

NASCAR announced the inductees who will comprise the 2015 class of the  NASCAR Hall of Fame. The five-person group - the sixth in NASCAR Hall of Fame history - consists of Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White. In addition, NASCAR announced that Anne B. France won the inaugural Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Next year...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - CHARLOTTE

JIMMIE JOHNSON - WINNER#48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet ·         Six wins, 12 top fives, 16 top 10s; three poles ·         Average finish of 11.6 ·         Series-best Average Running Position of 7.8 ·         Series-best Driver Rating of 111.1 ·         621 Fastest Laps Run, second-most ·         1,292 Green Flag...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson Scores Charlotte Pole

 Time Trial Results Charlotte Motor Speedway 55th Annual COCA-COLA 600 Provided by NASCAR Statistics - Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 07:22 PM Central Driver Date Time Speed Track Qualifying Record: Denny Hamlin 05/26/13 27.604 195.624 Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed Lap # # Laps -Fastest -Next Qualifying Round: 3 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet 27.705 194.911 1 1 0.000...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Everything You Need To Know To Get Ready For - KANSAS

  Fast Facts  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Next Race: 5-Hour Energy 400 Benefiting Special Operations Warrior Foundation The Place: Kansas Speedway The Date: Saturday, May 10 The Time: 7:30 p.m. (ET) TV: FOX, 7 p.m. (ET) Radio: MRN, Sirius XM Ch. 90 Distance: 400.5 miles (267 laps)   NASCAR Nationwide Series Next Race: Get To Know Newton 250 The Place: Iowa Speedway The Date: Sunday...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - KANSAS

CLINT BOWYER - WINNER#15 Cherry 5-Hour ENERGY for Special Ops Warrior Foundation Toyota ·         Two top fives, five top 10s ·         Average finish of 13.2 ·         Driver Rating of 90.1, 10th-best   GREG BIFFLE#16 3M Novec Ford ·         Two wins, seven top fives, nine top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 10.3...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top - 5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - TALLADEGA

KURT BUSCH - WINNER#41 Haas Automation Chevrolet ·         Six top fives, 13 top 10s ·         Average finish of 16.7 ·         Average Running Position of 14.9, fifth-best ·         Driver Rating of 87.4, fifth-best ·         6,599 Green Flag Passes, third-most ·         2,144 Laps in the Top 15 (62.6%), second-most...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's NASCAR Preview - RICHMOND - Everything You Need To Know

Richmond International Raceway Data Season Race #: 9 of 36 (04-26-14) Track Size: 0.75-miles Banking/Turns 1 & 2: 14 degrees Banking/Turns 3 & 4: 14 degrees Banking/Frontstretch: 8 degrees Banking/Backstretch: 2 degrees Frontstretch Length:  1,290 feet Backstretch Length:  860 feet Race Length: 400 laps / 300 miles   Top 10 Driver Ratings at Richmond Denny Hamlin........
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top - 5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - RICHMOND

KEVIN HARVICK - WINNER#4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet ·         Three wins, seven top fives, 16 top 10s; one pole ·         Average finish of 11.3 ·         Average Running Position of 7.9, third-best ·         Driver Rating of 110.0, third-best ·         458 Fastest Laps Run, third-most ·         854 Green Flag Passes...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Captain Thunder's Legendary Top-5 Fantasy NASCAR Picks - DARLINGTON

JEFF GORDON - WINNER#24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet ·         Seven wins, 19 top fives, 22 top 10s; three poles ·         Average finish of 11.5 ·         Series-best Average Running Position of 8.1 ·         Series-best Driver Rating of 111.8 ·         194 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most ·         Series-best Average...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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