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February 22, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Daytona 500
C.J. Radune’s weekly column is back, as are some familiar faces competing in this year’s 2017 Daytona 500, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed much of the 2016 season with a concussion.
February 21, 2017
Daytona 500 Preview: The Great American Race
Mark Taylor breaks down the first NASCAR race of the year as the 2017 season kicks off at Daytona where Joey Logano looks to continue to be a force on the circuit's big ovals.
February 20, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: Updated 2017 Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor revisits his 2017 driver rankings with a February update before Daytona, but Joey Logano is still on top.
February 7, 2017
2017 Xfinity Series: Driver Rankings
Perry Missner ranks the top drivers on the Xfinity circuit as Kyle Busch is set to help the Joe Gibbs team to pile up the wins.
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 Top Rookies
Mark Taylor spotlights this year's group of rookie drivers, including Erik Jones, who captured 13 victories and one championship in NASCAR's lower divisions.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Track Specialists
Mark Taylor scouts the track specialists, and there's few better on NASCAR's bull-ring short tracks than Kevin Harvick.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 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 Driver Projections
Mark Taylor projects wins, poles and more for all of NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup drivers for this season.
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 16, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Ford EcoBoost 400
In C.J. Radune’s final higher-risk lineup of the season he’s giving Kurt Busch a chance, as the former Homestead winner Busch has been threatening to win as the season has progressed.
November 14, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Logano Snatches Victory in Phoenix
With Joey Logano’s Can-Am 500 victory in the books, the final four drivers for the 2016 Sprint for the Cup are set and ready for the Ford EcoBoost 400 finale at Homestead.
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.
November 7, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Edwards Wins to Advance
Carl Edwards won the rain-shortened AAA Texas 500 to earn one of the three remaining Chase for the Sprint Cup spots.
November 1, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: AAA Texas 500
C.J. Radune says that Tony Stewart is still aiming for wins as his full-time career winds down, and Texas is a place where he has seen plenty of success, including two wins.
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 23, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Logano Wins Alabama 500 as Field Narrows
Joey Logano’s hard-fought victory came after a disastrous pit stop during which he left pit road with a jack still attached to his car.
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.
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 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 17, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Clutch Win Keeps Harvick in Chase
C.J. Radune talks about Kevin Harvick’s mistake-free race at the Hollywood Casino 400, at which Harvick not only won but also took his spot as one of the final eight drivers still in Chase contention.
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 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.
October 2, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Truex Goes Two for Three
C.J. Radune describes Martin Truex Jr.’s victory at the Citizen Soldier 400 in Dover and his domination of the three-race first round of the Chase by winning two of three.
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.