Daytona 500 Betting Odds Set Down After Budweiser Duels Cement Starting Grid

Alright, we are now all set for the 2013 Daytona 500. The qualifying is complete and the starting grid is set. Now, there is just one more thing to do.

Gentleman, start your engines, er, gentleman and lady we mean. Continue reading

Budweiser Duel Betting Odds Set For 2013 Daytona 500 Qualifying Positions

2013 Budweiser DuelsDanica Patrick made Daytona 500 history this past Sunday by qualifying for the pole position for the race that will be this upcoming weekend on February 24. With her in that front lane, on the outside will be Jeff Gordon, who posted the second-fastest time behind Patrick during the qualifying.

With the top-two spots already decided, that leaves the rest of the starting grid to be determined. Continue reading

2013 Daytona 500 Odds: Earnhardt, Stewart Head Field Going Into Qualifying

The start of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is nearly upon us, as the top drivers in the world descend upon Daytona International Speedway for the running of the 55th Daytona 500. Last year, it was Matt Kenseth who drove his way to victory at the Great American Race, for the biggest win of his career.

As we come into the 2013 season, Kenseth is not the top-favorite at Daytona to repeat that title, but there are not many drivers between he and the top of the betting odds. Continue reading

2012 NASCAR All-Star Weekend Betting Lines

This is a weekend unlike any other in the NASCAR season, where the spotlight isn’t focused solely on the drivers. Fans will be treated to an entire weekend of festivities as the NASCAR All-Star week revs up at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Even the pit crews get a chance to showcase their talents with the Pit Crew Challenge.

That doesn’t mean there aren’t high stakes, though. Even though the race means nothing in the Sprint Cup Standings, and will do little to affect Sprint Cup Betting Lines, a $1 million prize waits for the winner of the All-Star race on Sunday, more than enough to make it relevant. Continue reading

Tony Stewart On Top Of Daytona 500 Betting Odds, Danica At 35/1

The 2012 Daytona 500 gets going later today at 1pm EST with the biggest names in NASCAR ready to get their season underway.

For Carl Edwards, he knows exactly where he will be starting come race-time on Sunday… at the front.

Edwards qualified with the best lap speed last weekend during qualifying, edging out teammate Greg Bifle to claim the pole position. Biffle will start second. Continue reading

Gatorade Duel At Daytona Betting Odds Favor Kyle Busch In Race 2

The starting grid for the 2012 Daytona 500 will be set on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, with the running of the two Gatorade Duels.

Carl Edwards will start on the pole position for the Great American Race on Sunday, with Greg Biffle taking the outside position.

The two drivers qualified this past Sunday following the Saturday Night Bud Shootout.

As for the rest of the field, the qualifying spots are open. Continue reading

Gatorade Duel Odds Favor Kevin Harvick To Win First Race

The 2012 Daytona 500 gets underway this Sunday, but before the drivers start their engines, all but two in the field will need to qualify on Thursday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.

Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle cemented their positions at the head of the pack to begin the Daytona 500, but the rest of the starting grid has yet to be determined, and will be set after the completion of the two Gatorade Duels. Continue reading

Odds To Win Daytona 500 Favor Kyle Busch Even Before Gatorade Duels

Carl Edwards may get the pole position to begin the 2012 Daytona 500 this Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, but he is not at the top of the list when it comes to the favorites to win the season opener.

It’s close though. Continue reading

Carl Edwards Wins Daytona 500 Pole, Odds To Win Daytona 500 Get Better

As disappointing as Carl Edwards 2011 season ended, with a narrow second-place finish in the 2011 Sprint Cup Championship, it was a triumphant start to 2012.

Edwards claimed the pole position for the 2012 Daytona 500 over the weekend.

Edwards out-performed all other drivers, turning a lap at 194.738 mph, which is the fastest qualifying speed since 1999. He finished just in front of one of his fellow Roush teammate Greg Biffle. Continue reading