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DraftKings Driver Values: New Hampshire I, 2017

Paul Menard photo

Paul Menard offers nice DraftKings value at New Hampshire today in the $6K tier. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my DraftKings driver points and price/point predictions for today’s New Hampshire I race. To predict how many DraftKings points each driver will score today, I plugged my final driver rankings for today’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 available on DraftKings today, 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: New Hampshire I, 2017

Martin Truex Jr photo

Martin Truex Jr. took over the top spot in my final New Hampshire I driver rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from New Hampshire Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

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

Early Rankings: New Hampshire, 2017

Kyle Busch photo

Kyle Busch tops my early New Hampshire I driver rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Update: I’ve posted my final New Hampshire I driver rankings, which improve upon the below early rankings.

Here are my early driver rankings for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Cup races (excluding DaytonaTalladega and Sonoma);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at New Hampshire;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at the other tracks in the Flats track group (i.e., Martinsville, Phoenix, Indy, Pocono and Richmond);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at New Hampshire; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Flats.

The results:

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