Thursday, August 15, 2013

NASCAR Fantasy Fusion: Michigan



Track Classification: Superspeedway
Similar Tracks: Daytona International Speedway •  Auto Club Speedway (Fontana)  
Indianapolis Motor Speedway • Pocono Raceway • Talladega Superspeedway
Distance: 2 Miles

Drivers with Most Top 10s (Last 5 Years):
By Race
Carl Edwards - 4
All with  3 - Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Clint Bowyer

By Track
Both with 7 - Tony Stewart and Clint Bowyer
Both with 6 - Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards
All with 5 - Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin

Recent Pole Winners:
2012 Mark Martin
2011 Greg Biffle

The Likely Suspects: When the laps wind down, look for these drivers to be running upfront: Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth, Clint Bowyer, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin and Jimmie Johnson.

My 2 Cents: If you want to blindly pick this week, you can't go wrong selecting your drivers from either the Roush Fenway or Hendrick Motorsports garages. My "no brainer" pick is a a three-way tie between Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle and Clint Bowyer. Bowyer has taken a firm second spot in the standings despite being winless. This race could reveal his true Chase chances.

My next picks are Carl Edwards, Mark Martin and Martin Truex Jr. I will round out my team with Austin Dillon, filling in for Tony Stewart this week, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Enjoy the race!

Post your comments here or email me at ssfantasyracing@skirtsandscuffs.com.

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