Fantasy League Standings after Talladega
Five down, five to go in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. We knew going in that this race would be a mess and it was. But after 4 weeks of scrambling, James’ team has recaptured the points lead 1,183 – 1,164
James’ team survived better than Eric’s thanks to Brad Keselowski’s win and Stage win.
Eric’s team was really hurt by Jamie McMurray’s finish and one point earned. Stage points helped the bleeding for Eric’s team.
- Eric and James each picked 8 playoff drivers, draft style.
- The total points earned by a driver throughout the playoffs will contribute to the team’s total.
- Most points earned wins.
ERIC’S TEAM (1,164 TOTAL POINTS/167 FOR THE RACE)
14 Martin Truex Jr.
12 Kyle Busch
32 Denny Hamlin
37 Ryan Blaney
35 Ryan Newman
13 Austin Dillon
23 Matt Kenseth
1 Jamie McMurray
JAMES’ TEAM (1,183 TOTAL POINTS/ 223 RACE TOTAL)
24 Kyle Larson
59 Brad Keselowski
23 Jimmie Johnson
20 Kevin Harvick
18 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
28 Chase Elliott
21 Kurt Busch
30 Kasey Kahne
Eric and James each filled out a bracket for all 10 races. We are also joined by our follower/friend of the podcast, Todd Henry.
After the round of 16 all three players are tied. Points will resume after the Round of 12 is complete.
Round of 16 highlights
No player picked Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to advance to the Round of 12.
Eric had Ryan Newman moving on.
James and Todd each picked Kurt Bush to advance. James also has Bush advancing to the Round of 8.
- Each correct pick is worth 10 points per round for the first three rounds.
- Each correct Homestead Pick is worth 15 points.
- Pick the Champion and you get 20 points.
- Most points win.
ERIC’S CHAMPIONSHIP FOUR (110 POINTS AFTER ROUND OF 16)
Martin Truex Jr
JAMES’ CHAMPIONSHIP FOUR (110 POINTS AFTER ROUND OF 16)
Martin Truex Jr.
TODD’S CHAMPIONSHIP FOUR (110 POINTS AFTER ROUND OF 16)
Martin Truex Jr.