NASCAR betting fans get to wager on great NASCAR action for 10 months out of the year. The NASCAR season begins with the Daytona 500 in February and does not end until mid-November at Homestead.
The NASCAR season has a total of 36 races at NASCAR race tracks around the United States with each race having a total of 43 cars entered. The last 10 races of the season are the most exciting for NASCAR betting fans as the Chase for the Championship begins. The top 12 drivers in the points standings make the Chase and compete for the Nextel Cup Championship. If you are a NASCAR betting fan then you have the option of betting a driver to win a race or you have the option of betting a matchup which pits one driver against another. Those are two great options for you to look at each week as you get ready to bet NASCAR races.
The schedule involves many different racetracks. The schedule includes stops at the NASCAR race track in Atlanta, the NASCAR race track in Bristol, the NASCAR race track in Charlotte, the Chicagoland track, the NASCAR race track in Darlington, Daytona, the NASCAR race track in Dover, the NASCAR race track in Fontana, the NASCAR race track in Homestead, Indianapolis, IRP, the NASCAR race track in Kansas, the NASCAR race track in Kentucky, the NASCAR race track in Las Vegas, the NASCAR race track in Madison, Mansfield, Martinsville, Memphis, Mexico City, Michigan, Milwaukee, Montreal, Nashville, New Hampshire, Phoenix, Pocono, Richmond, Sonoma, Talladega, Texas and Watkins Glen.
There are four different types of NASCAR racetracks. There are the short tracks that are defined as ovals that are less than one mile in length. There are intermediate tracks that are defined as ovals that are greater than one mile in length but less than two miles. There are superspeedways that are longer than two miles in length. There are also road courses that are defined as courses comprised of left and right hand turns as compared to an oval which has exclusively left hand turns.
The wide variety of racetracks makes for exciting NASCAR action all year long. The drivers have to change their styles depending upon what type of racetrack they are at. It makes for great racing throughout the NASCAR season and culminates with the Chase for the Cup during the final 10 races of the season.