NASCAR Fantasy Picks for Super Start Batteries 400
Austin Dillon took home the checkered flag in last Sunday's O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Now the NASCAR world turns its attention north to Kansas Speedway for the 2020 Super Start Batteries 400 Presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts in Kansas City, Kansas.
With Thursday's next NASCAR Cup Series race rapidly approaching with a 7:30 p.m. EST start time, let's take a look at some drivers to consider when building your fantasy lineup for this year's Super Start Batteries 400.
Super Start Batteries 400 Fantasy Picks
*Note: All career results rankings are among active drivers in this Thursday's Super Start Batteries 400 race with three or more appearances at Kansas Speedway track, unless otherwise noted.
With eight races under his belt here, Chase Elliott doesn't have as many career appearances at Kansas as many other drivers in this Thursday's Super Start Batteries 400. However, Elliott does boast the best winning rate (12.50 percent) among the field, and the best top-5 finishing rate (50.00 percent) by a relative mile, sitting more than 15.00 percent higher than Martin Truex Jr.'s second-best mark (34.78 percent). Elliott also has the second-best top-10 finishing rate at an astounding 62.50 percent.
Kevin Harvick has been on fire lately, and his career résumé at Kansas Speedway aligns well with a potential top performance this Thursday as well. Harvick boasts the best average finishing rate (9.79), third-best winning rate (10.71 percent), fourth-best top-10 finishing rate (53.57 percent) and the best top-20 finishing rate (89.29 percent). To put that final stat into even greater perspective, Harvick has raced on this track 28 times and placed in the top 20 spots 25 times. On top of all of that, nobody has more laps led on this track than Harvick, with 855.
Martin Truex Jr.
Nobody has performed better in their last six respective races at Kansas Speedway than Martin Truex Jr. Across those last six performances, Truex has booked two first-place finishes, four top-5 finishes and five top-10 results, all while boasting an incredible 5.67 average finishing position. Truex also has 241 laps led over that stretch, which is the second-highest total behind Harvick's 306 over the same period of time. As for Truex's career performance on this track, he has the second-best top-5 finishing rate (34.78 percent) and second-most total laps led, with 759.
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