The popularity of NASCAR races has grown so much that it would be hard to find someone in the auto racing betting world who has not heard of Ricky Bobby. Seriously though, NASCAR has become a household name, and the associated wagering action has spiked at the same time. For those who still haven’t gotten in on that action, here is a brief explanation of the most frequent types of bets place on Nascar races; namely, betting on a driver winning the race, placing in the top three, or finishing ahead of another driver.
Defending Drivers’ Champion Jimmie Johnson has the better auto racing odds of winning the 2014 Sprint Cup Championship, while current points leader Jeff Gordon is trailing behind Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr., according to oddsmakers.
Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg are among the leaders both on F1 auto racing odds and on the track. However, we shouldn’t exclude other contenders such as Lewis Hamilton or Daniel Ricciardo, as we can see below.
You could not have asked for a more perfect setting this Memorial Day weekend for the ninety sixth running of the Indianapolis 500. Under blue skies and a temperature reaching 91 degrees on Sunday, May 26th in the Speedway City, this was just the start of one of the most memorable races in recent history.