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January 21, 2010 6:52 PM

Second Set of Sprint Cup Driver Previews...

In my second set of Sprint Cup driver previews I will go through car numbers 20-39 that I feel are going to be going the full season.

20--Joey Logano--Joe Gibbs Racing

Finished off his Rookie Sprint Cup year with one win and seven top tens on his way to a 20th place finish in the standings. I say he can get another win in 2010 and ten top ten place finishes. He will finish 17th-19th place in the standings.

24--Jeff Gordon--Rick Hendrick

Finished 3rd place in the points for the 2009 season with one win and 25 top tens finishes. I say he will get 2-3 wins in 2010 with 20-25 top tens and finish 4-6th place in the points. DuPont, National Guard, and Pepsi will back to sponsor this car.

29--Kevin Harvick--Richard Childress Racing.

Finished a disappointing 19th place in 2009 with only nine top tens. I say he gets back to the winners circle in 2010 with a win or two in 2010. He will also improve to no more than 15 top tens and finish 13-15th place in the points. Shell/Pennzoil and Reese's/Hershey's will sponsor this team.

31--Jeff Burton--Richard Childress Racing

Struggled in 2009 with only ten top tens and no wins to a 17th place finish in the points. Caterpillar and Lenox will be back to sponsor this car. I think Jeff will get back to some championship type form in 2010. He will get back to the winner circle once and get at least 15 top tens. He will make the chase and finish somewhere in the 8th-11th place spots in the points.

33--Clint Boyer--Richard Childress Racing

Clint had no wins, but did have sixteen top tens in order to finish 15th place in the points. General Mills will be at least one company that will sponsor his car in 2010. I say he gets around 15 top tens and finishes 15-17th place in the points.

39--Ryan Newman--Stewart HAAS Racing

Ryan finished 9th place in points with 15 top tens, but had no wins. The U.S. Army, Haas Automation, and Tornados will help sponsor this car. I say he will get back into victory lane once in 2010 and get around 15 top ten place finishes. He will finish 7-10th place in the points.

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