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The Monday Morning Crew Chief writes:
"My Chicagoland Picks"
Posted by martin-n-rusty on July 6, 2010
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Time to go over my Daytona picks...

A-List

Jeff Gordon did well for me (3rd place finish, led some laps), most out of the A-Listers, so I am happy with that. 96 points from Gordon

B-List

Dale Jr. also did well for me (4th place finish), but Jamie McMurray had to have his bad race here. 84 points from Junior, 14 from McMurray

C-List

I made the switch, and I cashed in well. While A.J. Allmendinger got pissed off at The King, Steve Park avoided trouble and got a Top 15 finish. 76 points from Park, 270 points overall

CHICAGOLAND!

A-List

Starter: Kurt Busch
Reserve: Tony Stewart

I'm tempted to pick Jimmie Johnson, but I want to save some of his starts (5 left) for the Chase, where I know he will perform well. I am tempted to pick Jeff Gordon, but something this week is telling me not to. I'm gonna pull something out of my rear for this one. I know Kurt hasn't done well at Chicagoland, but I think this time around, things will be different. Tony Stewart will be my reserve pick.

B-List

Starters: Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton
Reserves: Ryan Newman, Marcos Ambrose

Harvick is good here, so I think he should keep his good run going from Daytona. Burton also has had good stats here. To also add, there isn't a whole lot to choose from with the B-List here, as some of the B-listers here have had less than impressive stats. Newman and Ambrose get my reserve spots

C-List

Starter: Reed Sorenson
Reserve: Scott Speed

Tempted to go with A.J. Allmendinger, but after having a spat with Richard Petty, and team, I am a little leary of picking him now. I will wait and see how he runs the next few races before I decide to pick him for some races or not. Sorenson gets my nod as starter, as so far, he seems to be a MUCH better fit for Red Bull in the 83 than Casey Mears ever was, Speed as reserve.


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