Dale Earnhardt Jr. loses radiator in final race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The 2003-14 streak is a series record at the 2.5-mile track. It's extremely hard to pass once the field spreads out. He finished 34th at Dover in June and climbed from a starting position of 38th to finish 29th at Kentucky in early July, the largest improvement of any driver in that race. He is listed with 18/1 odds today, which are quite large for a driver of his ability. Last season's series runner-up had his winner's points - and near-certain playoff berth - taken away after his vehicle failed postrace inspection at Richmond in April. Earnhardt will start today's race 13th in the his Nationwide Chevrolet.

This week's fantasy forecast is backed by DraftKings, the No. 1 platform for daily fantasy sports. Johnson is a four-time victor at the Brickyard. The team's average driver age was 40 during the 2015 season; it will start 2018 with an average of 31.2 (assuming Kasey Kahne doesn't get released).

Yet Busch said he can't pinpoint why he is as dominant as he is in the heat and humidity of central Indiana. Ryan Preece finished second to Busch in his debut for Joe Gibbs Racing last week. Leading 149 of 170 laps, no one was close to the speed of the No. 18 Toyota. His average finish at Indy is 9.0 and his driver rating is 105.5. If you look at the winners here, a lot of them have started up front, so it's important to start your day off being fast and being up there in qualifying. The thing is, Indianapolis has historically had some pretty long green-flag runs.

One year after Kyle Busch led all but a single lap, the same tour produced 16 lead changes with eight different leaders and a.108 second margin of victory from William Byron to Paul Menard on Saturday afternoon. That move netted him the pole by 0.250 seconds.

Day 3 of the Britsh Open at Royal Birkdale
He pointed to his caddie and told him to get the ball out of the hole, pumped his fist, and walked off the green. He swallowed just two bogeys on the back nine, the entire week, playing the homeward nine at 7-under-par.

Saturday's qualifying could be unpredictable, as Kevin Harvick is the only active driver with multiple Cup poles (2003 and 2014) at the Brickyard. One week he was docked 35 points for rules violations, and the following week, he was stripped of the pole for more rules violation before a race during which he still drove the wheels off his auto and came in 2nd place.

The racing really isn't that great, but somehow that doesn't seam to matter. He qualified right in the middle of the pack (19th) but has a much better auto than his starting position would let on.

He dropped down to ninth fastest in final practice but still ran ahead of this year's top talent: Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson. This slowed the cars down, kept them bunched together, and produced largely unpredictable racing.

"As a race auto driver you've got to be extremely focused, but I guess with this being my first time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, initially I'm going to be a little in awe of the place", Finchum said in a press release.

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