2019 NASCAR year in review

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has come to an end for the 2019 season, and what an amazing racing year it was. As race fans know, the Cup Series is currently in a transitional phase where older drivers are retiring and new drivers are coming up the ranks. A new wave of talent has emerged and this year showed that good things are still to come. Let’s look at the top five stories that shaped the 2019 season.

Martin Truex Jr. narrowly favored to win Ford EcoBoost 400

After 35 grueling weeks of racing and nine playoff races, it all comes down to this race. The championship four are Martin Truex, Jr., Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin.

Kyle Busch favored to win Bluegreen Vacations 500

The Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Phoenix, Arizona for the Bluegreen Vacations 500 at ISM Raceway this Sunday, November 10. This crucial elimination race will set up the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Currently, Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick are locked into the Final Four. This weekend two more drivers will clinch their spot into the finale.

NASCAR First Data 500 preview and pick

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, October 27 for the First Data 500. A win at "The Paperclip" for the remaining eight playoff drivers will guarantee a spot in the final four at Homestead for the championship.

NASCAR: Federated Auto Parts 400 preview

The Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Richmond, Virginia to race in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway this Saturday night. A race that for many years was the last race in the regular season, has now been moved to race two in the 10-week playoff schedule. We’ve got our eyes on two drivers that we believe will find themselves in victory lane this Saturday night and will be useful in all matchup wagers.

NASCAR Big Machine Vodka 400 preview: Erik Jones is a solid play

The Monster Energy Cup Series heads to the World Famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway to race in the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard this Sunday, September 8. It is the last points paying race of the regular season, and many drivers will be racing with different strategies to achieve different goals.

NASCAR: Bojangles’ Southern 500 betting preview

There isn't a lot of drama headed into this weekend’s race, and you, the player, should concern yourself with those on the playoff bubble.

Hamlin, Elliott coming on strong for NASCAR championship futures

With the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series on a bye this weekend, there's no better time to consider a futures wager. This long term investment could pay off in roughly three months. We've examined the odds and have zeroed in on two drivers who present the best value at this point in the season.

NASCAR: Who will find victory lane at Bristol?

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to the "world's fastest half-mile" for in the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, where race cars go around a track and look like fighter jets in a gymnasium.

NASCAR: Go Bowling at The Glen on Sunday

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to New York for the Go Bowling at The Glen on Sunday. The Watkins Glen International road course has produced some exciting racing over the years. With only a handful of races left before the playoffs, teams will be pulling out every strategic possibility to pull out a win. Only six drivers in the field hold a win at Watkins Glen—Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Chase Elliot and Martin Truex [...]