Extending the two week lead up to the Coca Cola 600 is the All Star Race from Charlotte Motor Speedway. Charlotte, North Carolina is the home base of NACSCAR and its teams and everyone is excited to get back home. Afterwards the grind of the road continues through November. This year’s All Star Race will feature a $1 million purse and a glimpse into the future of NASCAR technology. Last year’s betting on NASCAR All Star Race action produced some of the most exciting action of the 2018 season.
Monster Energy NASCAR All Star Race from Charlotte
Date and Time: Saturday, May 18, 2019 6 p.m. ET
Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina
Odds to win at SBG:
All Star Race TV Coverage: FS1
2019 Monster Energy NASCAR All Star Race
Fashion the thrills of last year’s All-Star Race which was considered among the most memorable in several years. Additionally, it served as a catalyst for rules packages used this season. Concurrently the betting on NASCAR action will begin with the Monster Energy Open. The open is comprised of three segments with the winner of each segment qualifying for the All-Star race itself. In sum Kevin Harvick was the winner of the 2018 All Star Race. Kyle Busch was the 2017 winner with Joey Logano taking the checkers in the 2016 All Star Race.
Already Qualified for All Star Race
Among the names already in the All Star race are Aric Almirola, Ryan Blaney, Clint Bowyer and Kurt Busch. Also qualifying are Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin. Additional qualifiers are Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Erik Jones and Brad Keselowski. Closing out the qualifiers are Joey Logano, Ryan Newman, and Martin Truex Jr. Consider that Kyle Busch was regular season champion last year. He is currently second in the standings to the 2018 MENCS Playoff champion Joey Logano.
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Specifically, Charlotte Motor Speedway is the “home” track of NASCAR. In fact, it hosts two MENCS races and the All Star Race each year. Charlotte is a mile and a half tri-oval track.
Johnson Leads Top MENCS Drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Seven-time MENCS champion Jimmy Johnson is the All Star of All Stars for this online betting event. Beyond that Johnson owns the Charlotte Motor Speedway amongst active drivers. Consider that in 34 career starts at Charlotte, Johnson has eight wins and 21 top ten finishes with an average finish of 12.3. Additionally, Johnson has collected four All Star Race wins.
Defending Champ Shows Well at Charlotte
Joey Logano has also posted consistent results at Charlotte. Logano has 19 career starts at Charlotte with one win, nine top tens, and an average finish of 13.1.
Keselowski Brings Momentum Fresh Off Win
Last week Brad Keselowski won the thriller at Kansas and brings a record of success to this track. Keselowski has 18 career starts at Charlotte with one win, eight top tens, and an average finish of 14.4.
Other Top Performers
Accordingly, Martin Truex Jr, Kyle Busch, and Kevin Harvick combine good recent form with successful career records at Charlotte.
Matchup to Watch
On this occasion we are treated to more aggressive driving than a normal MENCS race. This throws open the betting on NASCAR dynamics. Naturally it’s a race perfectly suited for Kyle Busch.
Betting Odds Picks
In this situation an aggressive and talented driver like Kyle Busch makes for a strong selection.
Betting Online Pick: Kyle Busch
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