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Fantasy NASCAR Rankings For AdvoCare 500

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Race: AdvoCare 500

Date: September 1, 2013 – 7:00 PM ET

Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway

Past Winners: Denny Hamlin (2012), Jeff Gordon (2011), Tony Stewart (2010), Kasey Kahne (2009), Carl Edwards (2008), Jimmie Johnson (2007), Tony Stewart (2006), Carl Edwards (2005), Jimmie Johnson (2004), Jeff Gordon (2003), Kurt Busch (2002), Bobby Labonte (2001), Jerry Nadeau (2000)

2012 Results: 1. Denny Hamlin 2. Jeff Gordon 3. Brad Keselowski 4. Martin Truex Jr. 5. Kevin Harvick 6. Kyle Busch 7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 8. Paul Menard 9. Matt Kenseth 10. Mark Martin 11. Sam Hornish Jr. 12. Jeff Burton 13. Kurt Busch 14. Regan Smith 15. Greg Biffle 16. Trevor Bayne 17. Marcos Ambrose 18. Joey Logano 19. Bobby Labonte 20. Landon Cassill 21. Juan Pablo Montoya 22. Tony Stewart 23. Kasey Kahne 24. Jamie McMurray 25. Dave Blaney 26. Travis Kvapil 27. Clint Bowyer 28. David Ragan 29. Danica Patrick 30. T.J. Bell 31. David Gilliland 32. Aric Almirola 33. Casey Mears 34. Jimmie Johnson 35. Ryan Newman 36. Carl Edwards 37. Scott Speed 38. Jason Leffler 39. David Stremme 40. Scott Riggs 41. J.J. Yeley 42. Reed Sorenson 43. Joe Nemechek

To help you draft this week, here are the top 20 fantasy NASCAR drivers for the 2013 AdvoCare 500.

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20. A.J. Allmendinger

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A.J. Allmendinger – The Dinger will start the race in 13th and the veteran is as experienced on tight oval tracks as anyone else on the circuit.

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19. Paul Menard

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Paul Menard – Menard has cracked the top-17 in five of his last six races.

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18. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Stenhouse Jr. won the pole in Atlanta, and after several frustrating weeks, this is the week to take a chance on RSJ.

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17. Mark Martin

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Mark Martin – Martin is one veteran to keep an eye on this weekend. He has 24 top-10 finishes here and an average finish of 17.2.

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16. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Junior only has one top-10 finish in his last seven races at Atlanta Motor Speedway, so don’t get carried away with his 8th place start this Sunday.

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15. Juan Pablo Montoya

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Juan Pablo Montoya – Montoya has finished inside the top-15 in four of his last five trips to Atlanta.

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14. Greg Biffle

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Greg Biffle - Biff has quietly finished inside the top-16 in four straight races.

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13. Clint Bowyer

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Clint Bowyer – Bowyer heads to Atlanta with four consecutive top-14 finishes.

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12. Jamie McMurray

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Jamie McMurray – McMurray has an average finish of 11.4 in his five appearances on oval tracks this year.

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11. Kevin Harvick

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Kevin Harvick – Harvick has dominated these tight oval track in recent years. He may start back in 30th, but expect him to slowly start making his way to the front of the back.

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10. Jeff Gordon

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Jeff Gordon – Gordon has an absurd 25 top-10 finishes in Atlanta. This week he will start in fifth, so expect JG to rack up his 26th top-10.

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9. Kasey Kahne

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Kasey Kahne – Kahne has finished inside the top-11 in five of the last six races.

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8. Martin Truex Jr.

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Martin Truex Jr. – Martin Treux Jr. has cracked the top-15 in Atlanta in three straight years.

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7. Joey Logano

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Joey Logano – J-Lo has cracked the top-eight in five straight races this season.

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6. Brad Keselowski

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Brad Keselowski – Keselowski has two consecutive top-six finishes in Atlanta.

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5. Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch - Busch has two top-six finishes in his last three trips to Atlanta.

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4. Matt Kenseth

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Matt Kenseth – Kenseth has cracked the top-12 in 13 straight races at Atlanta and has an average finish of 6.0 over that span.

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3. Carl Edwards

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Carl Edwards – Edwards has three career wins in Atlanta and has led a total of 345 laps here. He will start this year in second and is primed to have another huge performance.

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2. Jimmie Johnson

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Jimmie Johnson – Johnson has an average finish of 11.10 in Atlanta to go along with three career wins and 12 top-six finishes.

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1. Denny Hamlin

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Denny Hamlin – Hamlin won this race last year, and considering that he will be starting in fourth, the #5 car will be a very popular pick this week.