The Big 3 will appear to continue their dominance as NASCAR heads to the next road-course race of this year: the GoBowling at the Glen 220.
While Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. are understandably the favorites once more, on this 2.45-mile monitor at Watkins Glen there are bound to be a couple of drivers, which one may not expect, threatening the leaders.
AJ Allmendinger has only two top-10 finishes this year, but with four top-10s in his last five races at the Glen including a win in 2014, he’ll be at or near the top all day as his aggressive nature plays well on those road courses – even if Watkins Glen isn’t as technically challenging as Sonoma.
Denny Hamlin may not be the same sort of sleeper pick as Allmendinger, but with five top-10 endings – including four in the top 5 in his last five road-course races – that the 37-year-old needs to be optimistic that he can catch his first win of the season in New York on Sunday.
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