Below is a quick read Fantasy NASCAR Preview for Texas. For more in-depth content, make sure you check out our Confidence Rankings!
1) Kyle Larson – This year at low-wear 1.5 mile tracks, Kyle Larson has been the premiere performer. He’s won 2 of the 4 races, but he could easily be 4 for 4 at reaching victory lane. Additionally at low-wear 1.5 mile tracks, Larson has the best Total Speed Ranking, the best driver rating by a wide margin and he’s averaged leading 164.3 laps per race.
2) Kyle Busch – Kyle Busch is the defending fall Texas winner, and since the 2020 Playoffs at 1.5 mile tracks, Busch has a 3.7 average finish.
3) Denny Hamlin – Denny Hamlin and the #11 team have been showing up with speed in the Playoffs, and in the post-season his Total Speed Ranking is the best over the combined events. At Las Vegas, the most recent low-wear 1.5 mile track visited he raced his way to victory lane and led 137 laps. For the season at low-wear 1.5 mile tracks, Hamlin has the 3rd best Total Speed Ranking.