NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s name.
November 17, 2016
Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Crowning the Champion
Mark Taylor previews this week's Sprint Cup finale as Kyle Busch aims to defend his title and take home the 2016 championship at Miami.
November 11, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Can-Am 500
Tony Stewart, who is saying farewell to full-time racing in just two weeks, would love to go out at the top of his game with a win at Phoenix says C.J. Radune.
November 9, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Can-Am 500
C.J. Radune says that with six wins out of the last eight races at Phoenix, Kevin Harvick will be the man to beat this weekend.
October 30, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Johnson Scores Ninth Martinsville Win
By winning the Goody’s Fast Relief 500, Jimmie Johnson secured his spot in the final four for the the Sprint Cup Championship.
October 27, 2016
Goody's Fast Relief 500 Preview: The Round of 8
Mark Taylor analyzes the Round of 8 of the Chase for the Cup as Kyle Busch looks to continue his recent success at Martinsville.
October 26, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Goody's Fast Relief 500
C.J. Radune says that veteran Jeff Gordon, a nine-time Martinsville victor and the defending champion of this week’s race, has a golden opportunity to cement his legendary status this weekend.
DraftKings NASCAR: Goody's Fast Relief 500
Jimmie Johnson is included in C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup for this week’s race in Martinsville for Johnson's success at the track, including two wins in the last 10 races there.
October 20, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Alabama 500
C.J. Radune says that Brad Keselowski earns the right to lead Talladega’s lower-risk lineup by virtue of his four wins at the track and three top-fives in the last four visits there.
October 19, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Alabama 500
C.J. Radune is going with clutch Chase winner Kevin Harvick as his top choice in this week’s lower-risk lineup for Talladega. Harvick hasn’t finished lower than 15th in any of the last six Talladega races.
October 13, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Hollywood Casino 400
As the defending winner of this week’s race and a driver who always seems to do well on the Kansas track, Joey Logano is a key component of C.J.’s lower-risk lineup.
October 10, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Johnson Shakes Monkey Off His Back
C.J. Radune describes Jimmie Johnson breaking his losing streak at the Bank of America 500 in Charlotte and advancing to the final eight in the Chase.
October 5, 2016
Bank of America 500 Preview: Let the Round of 12 Begin
Mark Taylor analyzes the second round of the Chase for the Cup as Martin Truex Jr.'s championship chances are growing by the day.
September 29, 2016
Citizen Soldier 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 12
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race at Dover as we advance to the next round of the Chase where Kevin Harvick hopes to keep the good luck rolling.
September 22, 2016
New England 300 Preview: Kenseth's Rally Point
Mark Taylor analyzes the next race in the Chase for the Cup as Matt Kenseth looks to continue to be the king of the hill at the Magic Mile.
September 14, 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 Preview: Let the Chase Begin!
The Chase for the Cup is here, and Mark Taylor has all the details for the opening race as Denny Hamlin comes to Chicago energized and ready to make a run at his first championship.
September 8, 2016
Federated Auto Parts 400 Preview: Prelude to the Chase
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway where Kevin Harvick is just too good to ignore.
September 1, 2016
Bojangles' Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Darlington where Kyle Busch hopes to rebound in a big way at the track that's too tough to tame.
August 25, 2016
Pure Michigan 400 Preview: Logano Michigan Sweep?
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway where Joey Logano will battle for a spot in the Chase.
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Pure Michigan 400
For the second week in a row, Joey Logano leads C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup. He’s collected four top-10 finishes in the last five races and will try to score back-to-back Michigan wins.
August 23, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Pure Michigan 400
Hometown driver Brad Keselowski leads C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup this week. He has been one of the hottest drivers in the series recently and hopes to grab his first win at his home track.
August 18, 2016
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Preview: The Last Great Colosseum
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Bristol where Carl Edwards aims to get back into victory lane in prime time at bull ring of Thunder Valley.
DraftKings NASCAR: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race
With the Chase drawing near, C.J. Radune thinks that the pressure's on Chris Buescher, who will be working hard to score a top 20 this weekend.
August 8, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Hamlin Wins His First Road Course Race
C.J. Radune describes Denny Hamlin’s Cheez-It 355 win, which is his second victory of the season and puts him fourth in the Chase grid with just four races remaining before the Chase begins.
August 4, 2016
Cheez-It 355k Preview: Mastering the Glen
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen where Kyle Busch looks to post his third career victory.
August 2, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Buescher Scores Unlikely Win
C.J. Radune discusses rookie Chris Buescher’s victory in the rain-delayed Pennsylvania 400, which was cut short on Monday once fog rolled in.
July 28, 2016
Pennsylvania 400 Preview: Pocono the Sequel
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's Sprint Cup race at Pocono where Kyle Busch has had some of his best performances in recent years.
July 26, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Pennsylvania 400
According to C.J. Radune, Pocono’s spring winner Kurt Busch has an excellent history at this long, flat tri-oval track and could have another great race.
RaceDayScore Nascar: Pennsylvania 400
Second in C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup is rookie Chase Elliott, who led the most laps at Pocono earlier this year and finished in fourth position.
July 21, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Brickyard 400
Defending Brickyard champion Kyle Busch heads C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup for this prestigious race in Indianapolis.
July 20, 2016
Combat Wounded Coalition 400 Preview: Motor Racing's Field of Dreams
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where Kyle Busch enters with a strong six-race streak at the iconic Brickyard.