Thursday, March 14, 2013

NASCAR Fantasy Fusion: Short trackin' in Thunder Valley

Track Classification: Short Track
Similar Tracks: Dover International Speedway • Martinsville Speedway

Phoenix International Raceway •  Richmond International Raceway

Distance: .533 Miles

Drivers with Most Top 10s (Last 5 Years):
By Race
All with 4 - Jimmie Johnson; Jeff Burton; and Matt Kenseth
All with 3 - Kyle Busch; Greg Biffle; and Kasey Kahne

By Track
Jimmie Johnson - 7
Both with 6 - Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth
Ryan Newman - 5

Recent Pole Winners: 
2012 Greg Biffle
2011 Carl Edwards

The Likely Suspects: Bristol short track racing isn't for the faint of heart. To succeed drivers need to be powerfully patient or downright crazy. The following drivers make the Bristol elite list: Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch, Greg Biffle, Jimmie Johnson, and Brad Keselowski.

My 2 Cents: My no-brainer pick this week is Brad Keselowski. Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch run a close second for dual no-brainers, and I'm hoping that Ryan Newman earns me some qualifying points. I will round out my team with the Jrs. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. - and AJ Allmendinger and Casey Mears.

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