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Horsepower Fantasy Racing: Picks for the AAA Texas 500

As John Wayne would say, “Round em up, Pilgrim.”

NASCAR this week is heading for a real shootout. With the finish of last week being a true battle of might and braun, it is already looking as though a shootout will take place.

The boots and hats are up, and some even brought out the spurs for some tough action.

It is deep in the heart of Texas this week, as the second to last race of the season will end with some guns fired up high.

Already the shootout last week saw one participant locked into the finals. He’s a bit hurting this week, more on that later. But, three more spots remain.

It’s time to quick draw, and reveal the picks for the AAA Texas 500:


MISAN AKUYA:  Ryan Blaney

Had this race won in the spring.

ROB BLOUNT:  Martin Truex Jr.

No reason given.

BILLY FELLIN:  Brad Keselowski

No reason given.

Dalton Hastings:  Jimmie Johnson

No reason given.

ASHLEY HOBBS:  Matt Kenseth

He may no longer be a playoff driver, but he knows how to get around TMS.

ASHLEY HULL:  Chase Elliott

No reason given.

Ashley McCubbin:  Martin Truex Jr.

No reason given.

Klarissa Mitchell:  NO PICK

Deadline passed with no pick sent.

Dustin Parks:  Chase Elliott

It’s time this kid gets a win!

Patti Rodisch:  Chase Elliott

No reason given.

SAL SIGALA JR:  Chase Elliott

No reason given.  NOTE:  Well wishes out to Sal who had some of his intestines removed this week.

ROB TIONGSON:  Chase Elliott

No reason given.

Penny Whitecotton:  Ryan Blaney

No reason given.


Playoff Standings following Martinsville:

Sal Sigala Jr. (4094) Kyle Busch WON – [5] 2 41*

Ashley Hobbs (4071) Denny Hamlin finished 7th – [6] 2 40

Misan Akuya (4069) Denny Hamlin finished 7th – [6] 0 38

Ashley Hull (4067) Jimmie Johnson finished 12th – [5] 2 34

Billy Fellin (4053) Jimmie Johnson finished 12th – [4] 1 20

Rob Tiongson (4050) Denny Hamlin finished 7th – [4] 1 19

Rob Blount (4047) Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 11th – [3] 1 21

Patti Rodisch (2250) Denny Hamlin finished 7th – [2]

Penny Whitecotton (2242) Kevin Harvick finished 5th – [2]

Ashley McCubbin (2210) Denny Hamlin finished 7th – [1]

Dalton Hastings (2209) Jimmie Johnson finished 12th – [1]

Dustin Parks (2208) Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 11th – [2]

Klarissa Mitchell (2148) NO PICK SENT – [0]

*Locked into Championship Round


Summary of Picks:

Chase Elliott-5

Ryan Blaney-2

Martin Truex Jr-2

Jimmie Johnson-1

Matt Kenseth-1

Brad Keselowski-1

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