For the season at shorter-flat tracks his average finish is This spring at Richmond he had his best race […]. Jimmie Johnson — Jimmie Johnson should be a solid performer at Richmond. Over the last 8 races he has 6 top tens and has finished in the top 11 every race. Over the last five races at Richmond he sports a 7. On Saturday night I would look for him to finish in the top five and be a serious threat to win. Over the three races he has 1 win and has […]. Ryan Rantz September 15, I play that game, and I've been having a rough go this season.
If you're wanting to get technical about it, you can go to racingreference. It's always a crapshoot with plate races, I wouldn't worry too much about research on stats for these races just because of the unpredictability. Try basing results of of practice, see who's the most consistent.
See where cars qualify and if good cars qualify bad put them on because they may pick up some points for gaining many places. It also doesn't hurt to see what drivers are good at a track and have a lot of wins there. Don't always pick your favorite drivers if they aren't doing well or are pretty bad at a track. That was my problem at the beginning of the season. Also listen to the interviews and hear what the teams are saying about the cars.
This is the hardest track to predict a winner because any driver who starts the race has a realistic chance of going to Victory Lane. One wreck can take out half of the field Sunday. Even the drivers who have great stats on restrictor-plate tracks are in danger of finishing last this week. The best way to select the drivers for your Fox Sports Fantasy Auto Racing this week is to look at the results from the Daytona Five of the drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr.
There is not much time between the two restrictor-plate races for teams to find aerodynamics for their cars, so the same teams should be up front Sunday. The best way to use the results from the Daytona is to not only look at which drivers finished in the top 10, but also look at the driver's average running position in the race.
The field gets jumbled up at the end of the race so the finishing order does not necessarily show which cars were fast at Daytona. The average running position reflects more closely which drivers had the fast cars. Qualifying will not be important this week. Drivers can easily go from the back of the pack to the front in only one lap at Talladega.
The scoring system for Fox Sports Fantasy Auto Racing rewards drivers who improve their position in the race more than the drivers who lead the most laps. Fantasy teams should select the top drivers who qualify outside the top 20 for the Geico He won two of the four races on the superspeedways in and finished the other two in the top three.