NASCAR betting fans know that The Sharp AQUOS 500 is held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California on Labor Day weekend. It is one of two races held at the California Speedway, the other being the Auto Club 500. NASCAR betting fans know that the race is held on Sunday night of the Labor Day weekend. NASCAR betting fans should know that the Sharp AQUOS 500 name is being used for the first time.
NASCAR betting fans are aware that last year’s winner of the race was Kasey Kahne. NASCAR betting fans know that Matt Kenseth won the Auto Club 500 earlier this year at Fontana. NASCAR betting fans know that Kenseth has had very good success at Fontana, as he has won two of the last three races. NASCAR betting fans are aware that Kyle Busch and Greg Biffle were the 2005 winners at Fontana. Auto racing betting fans know that Elliott Sadler and Jeff Gordon won in 2004 against the NASCAR betting odds. NASCAR betting fans know that previously to 2004 there was only one race per year at California. Kurt Busch won in 2003 for those fans betting him against the NASCAR betting odds, Jimmie Johnson in 2002 versus NASCAR betting odds, Rusty Wallace in 2001, Jeremy Mayfield in 2000, Jeff Gordon in 1999, Mark Martin in 1998 and Jeff Gordon in 1997.
Auto racing betting fans know that the race is 250 laps for a total of 500 miles. NASCAR betting fans know that it is the next to last race before the Chase to the Cup begins. NASCAR betting fans know that the race starts in the afternoon and will end in twilight and that means the setups on the cars will change. Auto racing betting fans should know that California is a fast and wide two mile "D" oval with 14 degrees of banking in the turns and 11 degrees at the front of the racetrack. NASCAR betting fans know that most of the time at the Fontana racetrack there are very few cautions and that has meant fuel mileage was important.
With the Chase to the Cup winding down the NASCAR betting odds should be interesting for the race. The logical NASCAR betting odds favorites will be Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart but it could also be a week where drivers looking to make the chase have a good week. Auto racing betting fans know that Kurt Busch has won at Fontana before and could be a threat again in NASCAR betting odds again. Ryan Newman and Dale Earnhardt Jr. need to have big races this week to stay in contention. It should be an exciting Labor Day weekend of NASCAR betting action.