Fantasy NASCAR Rankings For Geico 400

By Adam McGill


Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE


The NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase has officially started, so fantasy NASCAR fans only have a couple more races to make up some ground.  To help you draft this weekend, here are my top fantasy NASCAR drivers for the Geico 400:

1.  Jimmie Johnson – Johnson will start the race on top of the pole, so the 5-time champ will be a heavy favorite this weekend.

2.  Tony Stewart – Stewart dominated the last race in Chicago, so expect him to put in another solid performance this weekend.

3.  Jeff Gordon – Gordon has always raced strong in Chi-town, as he has finished inside the top-11 in eight of his last eleven races.

4.  Matt Kenseth – Kenseth will start the race in third, and he has been one of the hottest drivers this summer.

5. Martin Truex Jr. – “MTJ” only has one top-10 finish in Chicago, but he is in the middle of having a career season.  He may be starting in 18th, but look for him to easily make his way into the top-10.

6.  Brad Keselowski – Keselowksi is one of the most consistent drivers on the circuit, so expect him to put together another top-10 performance.

7.  Kasey Kahne – Kahne has been on fire in the last month, and a sixth place start will help him be a contender this weekend.

8.  Clint Bowyer – In Bowyer’s last six races at this track, he has amazingly finished inside the top-10 five times.

9.  Carl Edwards – Edwards may have missed the Chase, but he can still cause some damage at the Geico 400.

10.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. – “Junior” may be starting at the back of the field following his engine replacement, but except him to start making his way to the front.

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