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January 13, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: Final 2016 Loop Stats
Check out how every driver stacked up last season on NASCAR's top circuit, including points champion Jimmie Johnson, who captured his seventh title.
January 11, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Sleepers & Busts
Mark Taylor breaks down the drivers who will lead owners to success in 2017 and those who should be avoid at all costs, like Danica Patrick.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Monster Energy Cup Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor ranks the 2017 Monster Energy Cup drivers as Joey Logano returns to continue to his three-year streak as perhaps the circuit's most dominant driver.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Monster Energy Cup Driver Projections
Mark Taylor projects wins, poles and more for all of NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup drivers for this season.
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 20, 2016
Alabama 500 Preview: Separation Sunday
Mark Taylor analyzes this weekend's finale for the Round of 12 as the Chase cuts the down to eight cars, raising the stakes for the likes of Brad Keselowski, a four-time Talladega winner.
October 13, 2016
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Round of 12 Continues
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's Round of 12 race in the Chase for the Cup as Jimmie Johnson looks to keep it going after roaring back to life last week.
October 12, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Hollywood Casino 400
Is Kyle Busch’s trouble with Kansas Sprint Cup races well behind him after his win there earlier this spring? That’s what C.J. Radune is banking on with his higher-risk lineup.
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.
October 4, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Bank of America 500
Defending his win in last year’s Bank of America 500 is Joey Logano, who hasn’t finished worse than 11th in any of the last eight races and is a solid choice for C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup.
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 21, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: New England 300
C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup features Kevin Harvick, who’s been threatening to visit Victory Lane for a number of weeks and who has three top-fives from his last four New Hampshire races.
September 15, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
C.J. Radune says strategy, tire management and clean work on pit road will be factors in winning at Chicagoland. Can two-time track winner Tony Stewart put aside his temper to secure a victory?
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.
DraftKings NASCAR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
It’s the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup and Kyle Busch sits atop C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup with four consecutive top-10s at Chicagoland Speedway.
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.
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Federated Auto Parts 400
C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup for Richmond is lead by Denny Hamlin and offers more balance between high- and low-priced drivers, but also takes some risks on folks who haven’t had the greatest luck recently.
September 7, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Federated Auto Parts 400
The last four races at Richmond have all been won by a driver who started in the first two rows, which means raw speed is crucial. Brad Keselowski has excelled at this track in recent years.
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 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.
August 4, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Cheez-It 355 at the Glen
C.J. Radune has 2013 winner Kyle Busch in the top spot of his lower-risk lineup for the final road course race of the season.
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 14, 2016
New Hampshire 301 Preview: Short Track Change Up
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race at the bullring of New Hampshire, which sets up well for Brad Keselowski, who's known for his short-track resume.
July 13, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: New Hampshire 301
Passing on New Hampshire’s one mile oval is notoriously difficult, says C.J. Radune, whose lower-risk lineup is headed by Kevin Harvick.
July 7, 2016
Quaker State 400 Preview: Saturday Night Shootout
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Kentucky where defending champ Kyle Busch is again a top contender under the lights.
July 6, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Quaker State 400
Joey Logano heads C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup at Kentucky Speedway’s newly reconfigured oval where predictability could be thrown out the window.