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DraftKings Lineups: Bristol I, 2017

Kyle Busch photo

Kyle Busch appears in every one of my top 30 optimized DraftKings lineups for Bristol I. (photo courtesy nascar)

I’ve used my lineup optimizer to compile my top 30 DraftKings NASCAR driver lineups for the Bristol I race. To compile them, first I plugged my final driver rankings for the race and the starting lineup into my driver points projection model to project how many DraftKings points each driver will score at Bristol I. Then I ran those points projections through a knapsack-problem optimizer algorithm I created in Google Sheets with the OpenSolver add-on, which churned through all possible driver combinations to calculate the 30 best lineups for the race.

The lineups are sorted in descending order of total predicted points scored, and the total predicted points have been rounded to the nearest hundredth. I posted them in a PDF file you can download and view for $3. Here’s the link: Bristol I 2017 DraftKings Lineups

Note: No guarantee comes with my lineups, rankings, predictions, etc. Use them at your own risk. To get a feel for how the lineups look, check out my Kansas I 2016 DraftKings lineups.

Good luck!

DraftKings Driver Values: Bristol I, 2017

AJ Allmendinger photo

To finish the bottom of your DraftKings lineups for Bristol tomorrow, take a look at AJ Allmendinger in the $6K tier. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my DraftKings driver points and price/point predictions for tomorrow’s Bristol I race. To predict how many DraftKings points each driver will score tomorrow, I plugged my driver rankings for tomorrow’s race into my projection model, and the starting lineup. Then, to calculate each driver’s price/point, I simply divided each driver’s price by their predicted points.

The below table lists all drivers running tomorrow, and it’s sorted from lowest price/point to highest. If you’re on a small-screen device, scroll the table horizontally with a finger drag to see all the columns.

The table: Continue reading

Final Rankings: Bristol I, 2017

Kyle Busch photo

Kyle Busch remains my pick to win Bristol I in my final driver rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my final driver rankings for tomorrow’s NASCAR Cup race at Bristol. I compiled them by crunching the practice data from Bristol on Friday and Saturday (qualifying was rained out), and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Martin Truex Jr.
  3. Kevin Harvick
  4. Chase Elliott
  5. Joey Logano
  6. Denny Hamlin
  7. Kyle Larson
  8. Matt Kenseth
  9. Jimmie Johnson
  10. Erik Jones Continue reading