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Fantasy Racing – Southern 500
Thursday, 7 May, 2009 – 15:03 | Comments Off
Fantasy Racing – Southern 500

Southern 500
Darlington Raceway
Saturday May 9, 7:00 PM ET, FOX
Race Facts: Kyle Busch won the first race on the newly-repaved Darlington last year… Greg Biffle’s pole speed in 2008 was 15 mph faster than Clint Bowyer’s pole speed in 2007… In all, 40 drivers broke the previous Darlington qualifying record last year… Kyle Busch started sixth [...]

Fantasy Racing – Russ Friedman 400
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 14:59 | Comments Off
Fantasy Racing – Russ Friedman 400

(Disclaimer: I am going to stay away from studs like Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards and the start and parkers unless there is a compelling reason to pick them or not pick them. Otherwise, this column would be exceptionally boring with the top dogs in the “Drivers to Watch” category every week while I told [...]

Driver Rating Formula Explained
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 22:33 | Comments Off

Driver Rating is a Loop Data statistic which is based on several statistical components.
Below is an explanation of the formula, which is broken down into three different sections.
SECTION 1 – Primary Statistics
The “Primary Statistics” are those that are most important to the formula – and therefore awarded the most points.
The points assigned to each “Primary [...]

Week 11: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 – And Beyond
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 12:41 | Comments Off

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 4, 2009) – Below is a look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series top 12, along with other notable drivers, going into the Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com at Darlington Raceway on May 9. (Note: Drivers listed below who are outside the top 12 are chosen based on past performances at [...]