Thursday, October 29, 2015

NASCAR Fantasy Fusion: Welcome to the Eliminator Round at Martinsville

Track Classification: Short Track
Similar Tracks: Bristol Motor Speedway • Dover International Speedway
Phoenix International Raceway • Richmond International Raceway
Distance: .526 Miles

Drivers with Most Top 10s (Last 5 Years):
By Race
All with 4 - Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson
All with 3 - Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer and Kevin Harvick

By Track
Both with 7 - Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer
Both with 6 - Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
All with 5 -  Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick

Recent Pole Winners:  
2014 Jamie McMurray
2013 Denny Hamlin

The Likely Suspects: The Chase is getting interesting and I'm sure the drama will continue into this round. I have my eye on these elite Martinsville drivers: Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer and Jamie McMurray.

My 2 Cents: The perennial no-brainer pick at Martinsville is Jimmie Johnson. My next choices are Jeff Gordon, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray and Kasey Kahne. I will complete my team with Danica Patrick and Justin Allgaier.

My final four: Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer, Jamie McMurray and Danica Patrick.

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