2018 NASCAR All-Star Race odds, prediction

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Notable winless drivers within the occasion embrace Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer, and reigning collection champion Martin Truex Jr.

Information 17 Might 2018, 03:07 IST





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Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick have been the 2 hottest drivers this season and it is no shock the veterans are among the many favorites to take dwelling the $1 million prize within the All-Star Race Saturday evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway. 

Busch owns three wins by means of the primary 12 races and is the reigning All-Star Race winner however historical past isn’t on his facet. Busch owns a 15.5 common end on the 1.5-mile North Carolina observe and has solely gained the All-Star Race as soon as. Since 1998 just one driver – Jimmie Johnson – has scored a number of victories within the occasion. 

Notable winless drivers within the occasion embrace Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer, and reigning collection champion Martin Truex Jr.

This 12 months’s All-Star Race will embrace a four-stage format (30 laps, 20 laps, 20 laps and 10 laps) and for the primary time ever, automobiles will run a restrictor plate much like what’s lengthy been used on the massive speedways in Talladega and Daytona.

The unpredictable nature of the race paired with the restrictor plate ought to make for an thrilling occasion with loads of lead modifications. 

2018 NASCAR All-Star Race odds

Kyle Busch 5/1
Kevin Harvick 6/1
Martin Truex Jr. eight/1
Kyle Larson eight/1
Ryan Blaney 10/1
Brad Keselowski 12/1
Joey Logano 12/1
Kurt Busch 12/1
Clint Bowyer 15/1
Denny Hamlin 15/1
Chase Elliott 18/1
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 20/1
Jimmie Johnson 25/1
Ryan Newman 30/1
Austin Dillon 30/1
Matt Kenseth 30/1
Jamie McMurray 30/1
Kasey Kahne 80/1
Area (all others) 10/1

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2018 NASCAR All-Star Race prediction

The four-stage, shootout race is tough to handicap as it’s however with the added dimension of the restrictor plate, issues may get loopy in a rush. Joey Logano has averted getting concerned in a wreck in all 12 races this season and he is completed within the high seven at the earlier 4 1.5-mile tracks this 12 months. Throw within the reality he is a confirmed restrictor-plate driver with a win at Talladega this season (fourth at Daytona) and owns the very best driver score previously 10 restrictor-plate races, Logano has nice worth at 12/1. 

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