NASCAR Draft Kit: 2019 Track Specialists
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2019 Track Specialists

This article is part of our NASCAR Draft Kit series.

The Monster Energy Cup Series presents as diverse a set of tracks as any racing series in the world. From intermediate ovals to winding road courses, each track has its own special configuration and special set of characteristics. This lineup of tracks is designed to test the NASCAR driver's ability in virtually every racing condition. From the fantasy racing standpoint, it helps to know which drivers succeed at certain facilities. Recent historical information gives us an edge, but we also need to be mindful of current trends and past statistical information in context. We've taken a long look at both and come up with the drivers you need to have at certain style tracks in 2019 for fantasy racing success. Here is our breakdown of track specialists to watch closely this season. This analysis is particularly helpful for weekly lineup leagues and daily fantasy racing.

SHORT-TRACK SPECIALISTS

These stats are based on three-quarter-mile tracks or shorter, including Bristol Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway and Richmond International Raceway.

Kyle Busch
Car:
18
Owner: Joe Gibbs Racing
Manufacturer: Toyota

COURSERACESWINSPOLESTOP 5TOP 10
Bristol27721015
Martinsville27221516
Richmond27611720
Career811554251

Three of Busch's eight victories last season come on the short track circuit. The Joe Gibbs Racing star swept both Richmond races, and took the checkers first in the spring installment at Bristol. These wins just added to a career total that

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Mark Taylor
Taylor is RotoWire's senior NASCAR writer. A five-time FSWA award winner, Taylor was named the Racing Writer of the Year each of the last two years. He is also a military historian, specifically the World War II U.S. Navy in the Pacific.
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