Thursday, July 31, 2014

NASCAR Fantasy Fusion: 400 at Pocono

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

Drivers with Most Top 10s (Last 5 Years):
By Race
Jeff Gordon - 5
Tony Stewart - 4
All with 3 - Brad Keselowski, Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle, Kasey Kahne and Kurt Busch 

By Track
Jimmie Johnson - 7 
All with 6 - Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman, Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Both with 5 - Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin 

Recent Pole Winners:
2013 Jimmie Johnson
2012 Juan Pablo Montoya

The Likely Suspects: Pocono is a track with many proud NASCAR traditions. Hometown fans love the Tricky Triangle and so do these drivers who excel here: Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin and Dale Earnhardt Jr.   

My 2 Cents: The Js duo make my no-brainer picks this week. Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon. I will complete my team with Joey Logano, Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Larson and Austin Dillon.

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