Daytona 500 Front Row: Jeff Gordon and Jimme Johnson

Just to update everyone, it appears after qualifying on Sunday that Jeff Gordon and Jimme Johnson have secured their spots in the front row for the Daytona 500.  This does hurt their value a little bit for FoxSports and Nascar.com fantasy line ups.  These two websites give points for drivers who finish higher than their starting position.  Just taking a quick look at the output from my algorithm, it appears Jimme Johnson was ranked #1.  I highly doubt that after the rest of the field gets settled before the race that he will remain there.  With Nascar.com and FoxSports both utilizing a salary cap, I wouldn’t doubt this will provide some interesting line ups.  Stay tuned til after the starting positions have been set and I will release my rankings.

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