Dover International Speedway
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 10:16 am (PDT)
Rating Driver Odds Practice 1 Qualifying Practice 2 Practice 3
1. Kyle Busch 5/1 7th 11th 2nd 19th
Two time winner including this spring; two of his three 2010 wins have come on concrete.
2. Jimmie Johnson 9/4 19th 1st 5th 7th
Swept 2009 season; has five Dover wins in 17 starts. Using 22nd place Indy Chassis this week.
3. Matt Kenseth 25/1 6th 14th 13th 4th
2006 winner with a 12.7 average finish in 23 starts. Five straight top-four Dover finishes; third in spring.
4. Kurt Busch 12/1 15th 8th 3rd 13th
Not one of his better tracks; average finish of 19.7 in 20 starts. Finished fifth in both 2009 races.
5. Martin Truex Jr 30/1 14th 3rd 15th 5th
Site of his only career win in 2007; had the third fastest average speeds during final practice.
6. Greg Biffle 12/1 5th 6th 6th 12th
Two time winner with a 10.5 average finish in 16 starts; finished sixth in the spring. Using Texas chassis this week.
7. Carl Edwards 12/1 2nd 10th 21st 16th
2007 fall winner with track best 7.9 average finish in 12 starts; finished eighth in the spring race.
8. Jeff Burton 30/1 24th 27th 9th 3rd
2006 fall winner with a 15.9 average finish in 33 starts; runner-up in the spring. Using Atlanta car that finished fourth.
9. Denny Hamlin 8/1 11th 4th 29th 8th
Tied best career finish of fourth in the spring. Using fifth-place Pocono chassis this week.
10. Kevin Harvick 30/1 32nd 33rd 26th 15th
Only three career top-fives in 19 starts, but had the fastest average speeds during happy hour.
Note: Though a half-mile smaller, Bristol can be used as a reference for Dover because of the similar banking and concrete surface.
Odds courtesy of the Las Vegas Hilton Super Book.
Micah Roberts, a former Race and Sports Book Director, has been setting NASCAR lines in Las Vegas since 1995. He currently writes for multiple publications covering all sports. He can be reached at MM.Roberts7Gmail.com.