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Fantasy owners should have known it was going to be a long night at Charlotte when a rope from the sky fell and started damaging cars before the sun even went down. From there, a rash of engine issues and multi-car wrecks decimated the field. It got so bad that Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ended up 14th despite being two laps down. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that things will get easier this weekend when the series heads to Dover International Speedway. The concrete oval has been known to cause some carnage of its own, leading to the "Monster Mile" nickname. With walls on both sides of the track and a narrow pit road, staying out of trouble is easier said than done at Dover.

For fantasy owners, tackling the "Monster Mile" is also easier said and done. Outside of a select group of drivers, there just aren't many consistent options to turn to, which makes filling out fantasy rosters a serious roll of the dice. Heck, even some of the most consistent drivers at Dover have some really bad finishes on their resume. Of course, Fox is suspending the use of their overhead camera for this weekend's race, so there is at least one less thing to worry about this weekend.

Drivers listed in this article:
  1. Jimmie Johnson, Lowe's/Kobalt Tools
  2. Matt Kenseth, Husky/Dollar General
  3. Kyle Busch, Mars Brands/Interstate Batteries
  4. Carl Edwards, Fastenal/Aflac/UPS/Subway
  5. Clint Bowyer, 5-Hour Energy
  6. Kasey Kahne, Farmers Insurance/Quaker State
  7. Kevin Harvick, Budweiser/Jimmy Johns
  8. Martin Truex, Jr., Furniture Row
  9. Brad Keselowski, Miller Lite
  10. Jeff Gordon, Drive to End Hunger/Axalta
  11. Dale Earnhardt, Jr., National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew
  12. Mark Martin, Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1
  13. Denny Hamlin, FedEx
  14. Greg Biffle, 3M/Bondo
  15. Kurt Busch, Haas Automation
  16. Joey Logano, Shell-Pennzoil
  17. Marcos Ambrose, Stanley/Dewalt Power Tools
  18. Aric Almirola, Smithfield Foods
  19. Ryan Newman, Caterpillar
  20. Tony Stewart, Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1
  21. Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Best Buy/Valvoline/Zest
  22. Jeff Burton, PEAK BlueDEF
  23. Paul Menard, Menards
  24. Jamie McMurray, McDonald's/Cessna
  25. Juan Montoya, Target
  26. Ryan Truex, Burger King/Dr. Pepper
  27. Bobby Labonte, TBA
  28. David Ragan, CSX Transportation/Peanut Patch
  29. Travis Kvapil, Burger King/Doctor Pepper
  30. Danica Patrick, GoDaddy.com
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Tough picking this week for sure! Don't know whether to take Kenseth or Johnson as my top dog this week.

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