The NASCAR Cup Series is at Sonoma Raceway today for the Toyota/Save Mart 350. There are 110 laps scheduled for this race and this is the second road course event of the season. For this article this weekend, it is very condensed, as you will see. I didn’t write up any drivers but my projections are here as well as the optimal lineup according to those projections. Good luck and enjoy the race!

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Optimal Lineup According to Jordan’s Projections

The optimal DraftKings lineup for Darlington on Sunday according to my Projections is:

  • Christopher Bell
  • AJ Allmendinger
  • Austin Cindric
  • Kurt Busch
  • Kevin Harvick
  • Erik Jones

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Darlington Goodyear 400 DraftKings Driver Projections

The following chart takes into account the very basics: the starting position and the projected finish of each driver. The projected finishes are averaged from six different ranking systems. Also factored in are projected laps led and fastest laps for each driver. You can click the headers below to sort the chart by that attribute. By default, it is sorted by average projected FPTS.

DriverDK SalaryAvg Proj FPTSStarting PositionAvg. Projected FinishDollar Per FPT
Martin Truex Jr$10,00053.772810.0$186
Christopher Bell$8,90051.003111.5$175
Kyle Busch$10,10050.801206.8$199
Kyle Larson$10,60050.22104.3$211
Ross Chastain$9,80048.50706.0$202
Chase Elliott$10,40047.20205.0$220
Erik Jones$7,50045.673315.2$164
AJ Allmendinger$8,80043.801609.7$201
Kurt Busch$8,20042.081107.8$195
Ryan Blaney$9,40041.951409.7$224
Austin Cindric$8,40040.832513.8$206
William Byron$9,20039.832012.0$231
Kevin Harvick$8,10039.832312.2$203
Alex Bowman$7,90037.401915.2$211
Joey Logano$9,00036.33908.7$248
Daniel Suarez$7,70035.83809.7$215
Chase Briscoe$8,70033.381514.8$261
Denny Hamlin$9,60032.331011.2$297
Tyler Reddick$8,50027.43513.7$310
Justin Haley$6,30025.751818.3$245
Brad Keselowski$6,60025.172219.7$262
Ricky Stenhouse Jr$6,80024.833225.3$274
Bubba Wallace$6,40018.502725.3$346
Ty Dillon$5,80018.503429.0$314
Austin Dillon$6,90016.671319.8$414
Chris Buescher$6,10015.33315.3$398
Harrison Burton$5,60014.832626.7$378
Cody Ware$4,90012.503632.3$392
Corey Lajoie$5,30011.333030.3$468
Todd Gilliland$5,10009.672428.3$528
Aric Almirola$7,30009.332126.2$782
Scott Heckert$5,40007.833534.2$689
Joey Hand$6,00005.331727.2$1,125
Cole Custer$7,00004.83621.0$1,448
Josh Bilicki$5,00004.832932.7$1,034
Michael McDowell$7,10001.67421.8$4,260
As someone who has always been obsessed with numbers, Fantasy NASCAR has been the perfect fit with me. I pride myself on the quality of my analysis for each race, and am glad that I have been able to help others along the way. I've been a serious Fantasy NASCAR player for over 10 years now, and I'm just getting started.