NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s name.
October 19, 2017
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 8
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race as the Chase for the Cup cuts from 12 to eight drivers in the playoff field. Can Martin Truex Jr. continue his playoff dominance?
October 16, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski’s Talladega Win Ends Toyota Dominance
C.J. Radune discusses Brad Keselowski managing to survive a wild, accident-riddled Alabama 500 to clinch a spot in the next round of the playoffs.
October 14, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Alabama 500
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s earlier victories at Talladega and Daytona make him the man to beat on this famous Superspeedway.
October 11, 2017
Alabama 500 Preview: High-Stakes Racing
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race a the circuit heads to Talladega for the next leg of the Chase. Can Brad Keselowski punch an automatic ticket to the next round?
October 4, 2017
Bank of America 500 Preview: The Round of 12 Begins
Mark Taylor previews this week's playoff race as the Chase begins the Round of 12 at Charlotte where Kyle Busch tries to make it three in a row.
September 28, 2017
Apache Warrior 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 12
Mark Taylor previews the third race of the Chase as Martin Truex Jr. looks to continue his wild ride at the Monster Mile as playoffs cut to 12 drivers.
September 25, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Busch Scores Third Win of the Season
Kyle Busch edges closer to a championship win with his victory at the ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
September 23, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: ISM Connect 300
C.J. Radune notes that three-time New Hampshire winner Matt Kenseth is undervalued this week and therefore a good play in his Lower-Risk lineup.
September 21, 2017
ISM Connect 300 Preview: Toyota's Time to Shine
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's NASCAR race at Loudon where Toyota drivers, including Denny Hamlin, have won four of the last five events.
September 14, 2017
Tales of the Turtles 400 Preview: Let the Chase Begin
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race as the Chase of the Cup begins at Chicago with Martin Truex Jr. the favorite to win it all.
September 6, 2017
Federated Auto Parts 400 Preview: The Scramble for the Chase
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Richmond as Denny Hamlin is peaking at the right time.
September 2, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Bojangles’ Southern 500
Kyle Busch heads C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup for Darlington after his most recent triumph in Bristol Busch won at Darlington in 2008 and hasn’t finished lower than 11th since 2009.
August 31, 2017
Bojangles' Southern 500 Preview: The Darlington Stripe
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Darlington where Kyle Busch has to be the favorite, as he has been on fire in recent weeks.
August 17, 2017
Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Preview: World's Fastest Half-Mile
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Bristol where Brad Keselowski has dominated in recent years.
August 12, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Pure Michigan 400
C.J. Radune notes that Martin Truex Jr. and his team have been leaders of positioning themselves to maximize playoff points and chances to win, so they’re early favorites this week.
August 9, 2017
Pure Michigan 400 Preview: Larson Michigan Sweep?
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR stop in Michigan as Kyle Larson looks to break out of his slump at the track where he won in June.
August 7, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Truex Extends Fuel for Win
C.J. Radune describes the nail-biting finish at the I love New York 355 at Watkins Glen where Martin Truex Jr. conserved fuel to hold off Matt Kenseth for the win.
August 5, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: I Love New York 355 at the Glen
Jimmie Johnson hasn’t yet won at Watkins Glen, a natural-terrain road course, but he’s in the running this weekend and therefore in C.J. Radune’s Lower-Risk Lineup.
August 2, 2017
I Love New York 355k Preview: Return to the Road Course
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Watkins Glen as Brad Keselowski looks to build on the momentum he's gathered in recent races.
July 29, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Overton's 400
Martin Truex Jr. leads C.J. Radune’s Lower-Risk lineup at Pocono Raceway because of his consistent racing for Furniture Row week after week.
July 26, 2017
Overton's 400 Preview: Pocono Rewind
Mark Taylor previews the contenders for this week's NASCAR race, including Kyle Busch, who has been more boom than bust in recent runs at Pocono.
July 24, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Kahne Takes Surprise Brickyard Win
Kasey Kahne won the Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400 in a race that saw rain delays, multiple accidents and double overtime.
July 22, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Brantley Gilbert Big Machine Brickyard 400
Pole sitter Kyle Busch gets C.J. Radune’s top spot in the lower-risk lineup. With two consecutive Brickyard wins, Busch knows what it takes to win on the 2.5-mile oval.
July 20, 2017
Brickyard 400 Preview: Motor Racing's Field of Dreams
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Indianapolis where Kyle Busch will look to extend his two-win streak at the Brickyard.
July 14, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Overton's 301
Matt Kenseth, who is without a ride for 2018, has a lot of pressure on him to do well this weekend. Luckily, New Hampshire Motor Speedway is a track at which he’s had a lot of success.
July 12, 2017
Overton's 301 Preview: Short Track Change Up
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at New Hampshire where Martin Truex Jr. will look to keep his hot streak going.
July 5, 2017
Quaker State 400 Preview: Saturday Night Shootout
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway where Brad Keselowski will look to build momentum on his two-win season.
July 3, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Stenhouse Triumphs in Wild Daytona Race
C.J. Radune recaps Ricky Stenhouse Jr.'s survival of the Coke Zero 400 carnage at Daytona and his second victory of the season.
July 1, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Coke Zero 400
C.J. Radune believes that putting together a car that is aerodynamic in the lead and capable of making passes in the draft will be paramount to success this week. Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads his lower-risk lineup.
June 28, 2017
Coke Zero 400 Preview: Fourth of July Fireworks
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR stop at Daytona where Brad Keselowski claimed his first win at this race a season ago.