The Chase for the Cup continues on Sunday with the AAA 400 on the “Monster Mile” at the Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. The biggest news leading up to the race is obviously the 150-point penalty given to Clint Bowyer by NASCAR for failing the post-race car inspection following last weekend’s race in New Hampshire. This especially painful for Bowyer and his crew who, after winning the first race in the Chase for the Cup, jumped from 12th all the way the 2nd in the standings. Instead, Bowyer now finds himself once again in last place and 185 points out of the lead. While Bowyer openly criticized NASCAR for their decision, it will be interesting to see how he reacts on the track.
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The Chase for the Cup starts up this Sunday at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire, with the Sylvania 300. The 317-mile race is set to start at 1:15 PM ET. This race will be especially interesting. Because this is one of the final 10 races of the season, a lot of bettors will only focus on the 12 drivers involved in the Chase for the Cup. Those 12 drivers are the favorites, which translates in betting terms as not offering great value. Instead, we will take a look at some of the racers offering better value in the race and give out our top picks.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit continues this Saturday with race number 26 of the 36-race schedule. The Air Guard 400 will take place at the Richmond International Speedway beginning at 7:43 ET. Although the race will see favorites like Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, and Jeff Gordon, these drivers are heavily favored and therefore aren’t offering too much value. Instead, we’ll take a look at some of the drivers who have a real shot at winning the race this weekend and are also offering good value based on Bodog’s Air Guard 400 Betting Odds.
After a one week break, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series heads to Indianapolis for the Brickyard 400. The track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway stretches over 2.5 miles and is a tough race track for all drivers making Brickyard 400 betting a difficult proposition. The course is very flat and slick and we will see cars sliding all over the place as they are getting very little grip. The Brickyard 400 seems to have a special place in the Sprint Cup Series, as eight of the last 16 winners have gone on to win the championship title at the end of the season.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup heads to Chicago for the LifeLock.com 400 this weekend. Kevin Harvick has been racing at the top of the pack all season, and finally got his second win of the year. He has 13 Top 10 finishes and placed in the Top eight times. He leads the Sprint Cup with 2684 points, 212 points ahead of Jeff Gordon.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup returns to Daytona this weekend for the Coke Zero 400. The series opened their season at Daytona in February with the Daytona 500, and Jamie McMurray won the race ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Greg Biffle. Chevrolet had seven cars in the Top 12.
With much of the talk in the NASCAR world focusing on Danica Patrick’s return to the Nationwide Series, the Sprint Cup heads to Loudon, N.H. for the Lenox Industrial Tools 301. Joey Logano won last years race and continued an incredible trend that gives bookies a headache.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup heads to Sonoma, Ca. for the Toyota/Save Mart 350. Denny Hamlin comes off two straight wins and is looking to expand his streak. The race is the first of only two Sprint Cup events not held on an oval track.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup heads to the backyard of the automotive industry this weekend, and we will take an early look at the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400. The Michgan International Speedway is a two mile tri-oval that will take everything out of the drivers and their cars.
Watkins Glen, which has been on the NASCAR circuit since 1956, is one of the oldest racetracks on the NASCAR circuit. It is also one of two road courses that Sprint Cup drivers visit each year, the other being Infineon in Sonoma, California. Watkins Glen has 11 turns with seven of them being to the right.