Down And Dirty Fantasy Pix

If you followed my column last week (except for the #2 car….DOH!) you did pretty ok for yourself.  You are welcome! As will be the norm here, I am not going to blind you with a whole lot of stats because honestly, there are a crap ton of other folks who have already done that. Go read their stuff. I encourage you to. Become smarter.  But here, my goal, to provide you with a very fast snapshot of Yahoo Fantasy picks that will keep you on the lead lap. So…

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OVeR88TeD

It’s a little like the star college quarterback, whose dad was also a star college quarterback. Yet father goes on to the NFL and has a Hall of Fame career, while the son, well; he has a great college career. Feel free to also use the names Kyle Petty and Steven Wallace here as well. Sure, there are exceptions. We are seeing that now with Chase Elliot and Ryan Blaney. But they are by far the exception to the rule of stock car greatness being passed on genetically. But few…

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Down and Dirty Fantasy Pix

There are a Gagillion (not a real number) of websites out there doing fantasy analysis. Guys (and gals maybe) looking at every driver, every week .  But if you read them, really really really read them, you are going to see a lot of similarities. They all run together giving you more details than any human knows what to do with. Or has time to deal with.  Add in that none of them seem to agree (math is math…right?) and I myself have 14 “f&# it” moments before Wednesday. You…

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Hall Of “Fame”

I think the concept of a Hall of Fame is nice.  A little “me too” if you asked me, but if we can have a stapler HoF, why not a NASCAR HoF?  But if we are going to have one, little late for that because we do, how do we do it and not water down the classes with people who have never won, or won once, at the highest level? Don’t we have an obligation to our history to put only the elite in?  Too late really, because we…

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GIVE ME THIS GUY

Here it is…. ” Yea, the (insert sponsor)(insert car make) was pretty good today. The team was amazing and I owe it to them for great pit stops. The guys back at the engine shop always give us good stuff. We weren’t really great off the truck, but the guys never gave up and I like what we are doing. We were better on the (short/long) runs and I need to work on my restarts. We just kept getting (long green/cautions) and couldn’t make up spots. But the (insert sponsor)(insert…

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What’s In A Name?

Truth told I am not above liking or disliking someone because of their name. Guys named Pat or a girl named Jo, I hate you automatically because your androgynous name confuses my senses.  But give me a name like Dick Trickle. Buckshot Jones,  Lake Speed or Sterling Marlin and I am all in. Because inside, I am, like, five years old, and those names are fun to say. Try it! Walk into a crowded room and yell, “Hey Y’all, I love Dick Trickle!” and the laughter and jocularity will abound. …

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