Jimmie Johnson is the three-time defending champion of the race and the likely NASCAR betting odds favorite. Let’s take a look at NASCAR betting for the UAW 400. NASCAR betting will also show that the Roush drivers have done well at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway but that was before the track was reconfigured. This reconfiguration increased the banking and made side by side racing more possible and NASCAR betting more exciting.
NASCAR betting on this year’s race from Las Vegas will get underway on Sunday, March 2nd. The Nationwide Series (formerly the Busch Series) race takes place the previous day on Saturday, March 1st.
A couple of logical NASCAR betting contenders for the race in addition to likely NASCAR betting odds favorites Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon are Tony Stewart who has always been great on mile and half tracks and Matt Kenseth who has a history of solid finishes in Las Vegas. Another driver to consider in NASCAR betting is Kurt Busch who is the home town favorite along with his brother Kyle.
NASCAR betting last season saw Jimmie Johnson get the victory while his teammate Jeff Gordon finished two seconds back. NASCAR betting in Las Vegas is not as simple now with the new configuration. Last year’s race had a number of cautions and crashes which made for interesting NASCAR betting. NASCAR betting odds had Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon as two of the favorites. There as almost a surprise in last year’s race with NASCAR betting as Jeff Burton was looking strong but his battery quit late in the race. The rest of the top five had Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth and Mark Martin. History for the Las Vegas race has shown a number of repeat winners. Jimmie Johnson has won the last three years. Matt Kenseth won the previous two years. Sterling Marlin won in 2002 and Jeff Gordon won in 2001. Jeff Burton won in 1999 and 2000 and Mark Martin won the inaugural race in 1998.
Take a look at the NASCAR betting odds for this year’s UAW 400 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and enjoy the race.