NASCAR betting fans know that the Chevy Rock and Roll 400 is the final race in the “regular season” for NASCAR before the 10 race playoffs begin.
Those looking at NASCAR betting odds see that the NASCAR race is held at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia. NASCAR betting odds fans should know that the 2007 Chevy Rock and Roll 400 will be televised on ABC on Saturday night, September 8th.
NASCAR betting odds show that Eight drivers are locked into the Chase, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Burton and Kyle Busch. NASCAR betting fans see that in 9th place is Clint Bowyer followed by Martin Truex Jr. In 11th place is Kurt Busch and he is followed by Kevin Harvick. NASCAR betting fans see that in 13th place, 166 points out of the 12th and final spot is Dale Earnhardt Jr. who has three wins, seven top-five finishes and nine top-10s in 16 races at Richmond.
Those looking at NASCAR betting odds see that Clint Bowyer, who sits in ninth place, can clinch a Chase berth just by starting the Richmond race as can Martin Truex Jr., Earnhardt's teammate. NASCAR betting fans looking at NASCAR betting odds know that Kurt Busch needs to finish just 36th or better at Richmond to clinch a spot in the Chase, while all Harvick has to do is finish 32nd or better and he's in. Fans looking at NASCAR betting odds know that for Earnhardt to make the Chase he has to win at Richmond and hope either Busch or Harvick really struggles. "I don't know much about the system," Earnhardt said, "I never cared to. I just go out and run as hard as I can. It doesn't look like we're going to make it, but we're not going to quit trying until they tell us we're not in."
Fans considering NASCAR betting odds should be aware that the Richmond track is a flat, D-shaped oval track with just fourteen degrees of banking through the turns. The backstretch has just two degrees of banking, while the frontstretch has eight. Richmond is a short track so drivers oftentimes get frustrated and crashes will happen. Those looking at NASCAR betting odds know that the driver who may win is the one is near the front and is patient.
If you are looking at NASCAR betting odds and looking for potential winners at Richmond you may want to consider Kyle Busch who usually runs well there. Other possible contenders in the NASCAR betting odds are Jeff Gordon, Jimmy Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., defending champ Kevin Harvick and maybe Denny Hamlin.
Those looking at NASCAR betting odds know that there have been 13 different pole winners in the last 13 races. Those fans considering NASCAR betting odds should know that nearly every race at Richmond is won from a top 10 starting spot. 80% of races at Richmond have been won from near the front. Harvick became the 10th different race winner in the last 11 races at Richmond International Raceway. NASCAR betting odds fans know that only Dale Earnhardt Jr. posted two wins in the 11-race period since 2001. Harvick won the race from the fifth-place starting position.