Thursday, July 5, 2012

NASCAR Fantasy Fusion: Daytona

Track Classification: Superspeedway
Similar Tracks:  Auto Club Speedway (Fontana) • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Michigan International Speedway • Pocono Raceway • Talladega Superspeedway
Distance: 2.5 Miles

Drivers with Most Top 10s (Last 5 Years):
By Race
All with 4 - Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne, and Carl Edwards
Kyle Busch - 4

By Track
All with 6 - Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, and Kurt Busch
Both with 5 - Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Recent Pole Winners:  
2011 Mark Martin
2010 Kevin Harvick

The Likely Suspects: The perennial favorites for Daytona include Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth, Kurt and Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart.

My 2 Cents: Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick are my no-brainer picks. Dale Earnhardt Jr., is the beyond no-brainer pick. In fact, he could easily win this race. Clint Bowyer, Paul Menard and Kurt Busch are my next picks. Joey Logano or Kasey Kahne are other fine picks. I will round out my team with Trevor Bayne and holding my breath, Michael Waltrip who will be driving the No. 55.

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