Daniel Suarez - Don't overlook Daniel Suarez in the Daytona 500. I think he's a serious dark horse option and his 23.0 average finish should have him flying below the radar. The key attribute I like about Suarez is that over the course of the 2017 season he got better and better at restrictor plate racing. Last fall at Talladega, which is the most recent restrictor plate track visited he was really good and was a contender for the win until he wrecked while leading. Last summer at Daytona Suarez had a respectable showing, but finished . . .