Now that the Indy 500 has come and gone auto racing betting focus can return to the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, specifically the AAA 400 Drive for Autism on June 4th at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware – the 13th race of the season.
Kenseth won the 2016 AAA 400 Drive for Autism, taking the lead following a multi-car wreck with 46 laps to go and never relinquishing it again. Kenseth is a multiple winner of this race, having won the 2006 and 2011 editions. In addition to that, Kenseth has had six top 5 finishes in Dover. Kenseth finished 4th at the Coca Cola 600 last week.
As fans who bet on auto racing must know, JJ is tied with Bobby Allison for most wins in the different iterations of this event with five (2002, 2009, 2012, 2014, and 2015). Moreover, Johnson is the most winning driver at Dover International Speedway with 10 victories. Last year, though, he finished in 25th place, his worth finish in that track since placing 32nd in 2004. Johnson came in 17th at the Coke 600.
Busch is a two-time winner of the AAA 400 Drive for Autism, in 2008 (making him the youngest winner in Dover at 23 years and 29 days) and 2010. However, he has failed to finish higher than 30th since placing 4th in 2013. This season, Busch has three top 5 finishes in a row in May, at the Geico 500, the Go Bowling 400, and the Coca Cola 600.
Martin Truex Jr.
Truex is a firm auto racing betting favorite as the current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver standings leader with 491 points – five ahead of Kyle Larson. Truex won the Go Bowling and finished 3rd in Charlotte last weekend. Furthermore, Truex won the 2007 AAA 400 Drive for Autism, and finished 6th in 2008, 2014, and 2015. Finally, Truex won the 2016 Citizen Soldier 400, which is held at Dover International Speedway as well.
Keselowski finished 39th at the Coca Cola, his first finish out of the top 10 since a 27th place in the Daytona 500 at the start of the season. Nonetheless, he has finished in the top 5 in the Drive for Autism on two occasions (2013 and 2014) and won the 2010 Citizen Soldier. Keselowski also holds the record for fastest NASCAR qualifying speed at Dover International Speedway (164.444 mph).
Dillon has never finished inside the top 10 at the AAA Drive for Autism 400, and his best finish in Dover has been an 8th place in the 2016 Citizen Soldier 400. Notwithstanding that, Dillon does have the momentum of his first career Cup Series win – and just any win, but at the Coca Cola 600, the longest as well as one of the most difficult races on NASCAR’s schedule.
And that is out sportsbook round up of auto racing betting faves for the 2017 AAA 400 Drive for Autism for the benefit of fans who like to bet on auto racing.