My apologies for not being able to partake in this week’s NASCAR DFS podcast. My full-time job is in limbo at the moment due to a labor dispute, so I haven’t been able to attend to my Fantasy Alarm duties as much as I’d like. So this will be a nice escape for the time being. NASCAR returns to Texas, which could be a snoozefest. Texas is your run of the mill 1.5-mile track and basically just one groove. Fortunately, after we’re done with Texas, we’ve got three great races to finish the season at Kansas, Martinsville, and then Phoenix so I think we can survive this race.

Here’s a look at the current Round of Eight standings…

The good thing to take away from this race is that there will be plenty of laps made available for...