We have a quick turnaround between qualifying wrapping up and the race starting, so this FanDuel post is basically just going to be the optimal lineup according to my projections as well as the projections for each driver. My algorithm predicted finishing order is a great tool to check out as well when making picks, and you can click here to look at that. Also be sure to check out my DraftKings projections by clicking here. Now let’s get to the FanDuel projections!

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Optimal Lineup According to Jordan’s Projections

The optimal FanDuel lineup for Sonoma according to my Projections is:

  • Kyle Larson
  • Martin Truex, Jr.
  • Alex Bowman
  • Austin Dillon
  • Bubba Wallace

FanDuel Driver Projections for Nashville (Ally 400)

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 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.

DriverFanDuel SalaryAvg Proj PtsStarting PositionCeiling Proj PtsDollar Per Pt
Kyle Larson$14,00080.02590.10$175
Martin Truex Jr.$13,00078.173591.70$166
William Byron$11,50071.83480.50$160
Chase Elliott$13,50070.87676.70$190
Alex Bowman$9,50070.75881.50$134
Denny Hamlin$12,50068.701379.90$182
Kyle Busch$12,00068.30278.60$176
Joey Logano$11,00066.80378.00$165
Ryan Blaney$10,50066.301073.50$158
Tyler Reddick$8,80065.902675.60$134
Kevin Harvick$10,00065.751268.70$152
Brad Keselowski$10,30064.751570.30$159
Austin Dillon$8,00063.402878.20$126
Kurt Busch$8,50061.653069.50$138
Christopher Bell$9,00058.402567.00$154
Bubba Wallace$5,00057.652165.20$87
Chris Buescher$7,00056.651766.00$124
Daniel Suarez$6,00055.402262.50$108
Ross Chastain$6,80055.151961.00$123
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.$6,60054.651468.80$121
Ryan Newman$5,30053.202958.50$100
Erik Jones$5,50047.80959.00$115
Matt DiBenedetto$7,50046.051158.70$163
Ryan Preece$4,50045.952055.50$98
Chase Briscoe$5,00045.451656.50$110
Michael McDowell$5,20044.102349.50$118
Cole Custer$5,80043.80756.50$132
Aric Almirola$6,50043.50157.50$149
Corey LaJoie$4,00043.352450.00$92
Anthony Alfredo$4,50040.601850.00$111
J.J. Yeley$2,00039.253242.00$51
Quin Houff$3,00038.903941.00$77
Justin Haley$2,50038.752741.00$65
Garrett Smithley$2,00038.403642.50$52
B.J. McLeod$2,00037.503140.00$53
Joey Gase$2,00036.803741.50$54
Josh Bilicki$3,50034.803438.50$101
David Starr$2,50031.753834.50$79
Chad Finchum$3,00030.953338.00$97
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.