SPEED FREAKS

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Q: Af­ter Cole Custer, who’s next to break the seal?

GODSPEAK (God­win Kelly): I had my money on Tyler Red­dick as the break­out rookie, so I’m stick­ing with my pick all the way to vic­tory lane.

KEN’S CALL (Ken Wil­lis): Maybe Tyler Red­dick or Bubba Wal­lace at Day­tona or Tal­ladega, but other than that, I don’t see an­other first-time win­ner for a while. Then again, I didn’t see Custer win­ning.

Which Bris­tol will we get at the All­Star Race?

GODSPEAK: The first two seg­ments will be mild. The last two seg­ments will be wild. This is a good race for drivers to dis­trib­ute pent-up pay­backs.

KEN’S CALL: I’m think­ing chaotic Bris­tol. The guys haven’t raced in front of fans in so long, it’s bound to jack ’em up.

God­win’s picks for All-Star race

Win­ner: Kyle Busch

Rest of top 5: Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Chase Elliott, Jim­mie John­son

First one out: Cole Custer

Dark horse: Ryan New­man

Don’t be sur­prised if: Busch and Logano are beat­ing fend­ers at the fin­ish line.

Wil­lis’ Top 10 driver rank­ings

1. Kevin Har­vick: Will he ever have a bad week?

2. Denny Ham­lin: Oops, has hit the mini-slump

3. Aric Almirola: Re­ceiv­ing his mail in the lead pack

4. Brad Ke­selowski: Will mix it up at Bris­tol

5. Martin Truex Jr.: Mr. Hunch likes his All-Star chances

6. Kurt Busch: Re­turned to lead pack at Ken­tucky

7. Kyle Busch: Can’t put two de­cent weeks to­gether

8. Chase Elliott: Where’s he been?

9. Ryan Blaney: Fi­nally found fourth gear again

10. Cole Custer: Say hey to new guy

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