Toyota Owners 400 Fantasy Preview
|Kyle Busch has four wins at Richmond. Most recently,|
he won at the track in April 2012. (Getty)
That beginning included races everywhere from Florida to Tennessee to Texas to California. It featured three rain delays, which resulted in two unplanned night races and a Monday event. It raced on tracks that included two half-mile ovals, two 1.5-mile cookie-cutters, and a restrictor plate track of 2.5 miles. It certainly challenged both the skills and the patience of drivers, teams and NASCAR officials alike.
There's plenty of good news and reason for optimism. The weather is warming up; the traveling circus will stay closer to Charlotte in the near the future; and, thanks to the new Chase format, a postseason berth is not too far away for most teams (except Swan Racing, which sold its teams this week).
From a fantasy NASCAR standpoint, it's time to refocus in what many fantasy experts have considered to be an unreliable and difficult year to pick drivers. It starts with getting it right coming out of the break. Here's a look at some of the best performers at Richmond: