Samuel Deeds 400 Predictions
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (ATS Consultants) - TheNASCARSprint Cup moves tothe Brickyard from Indianapolis for the Crown Royal Presents the Samuel Deeds 400.
This is a 2.5 mile quad over with 9 degree turn banks. The defending champ is Jimmie Johnson, who is the points lead by 56 points. He has four wins at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Paul Menard scored his first career Sprint Cup win at Indianapolis in 2011. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Jimmie Johnson opened as a 7/2 favorite earlier this week.
Gordon won here in 1994 at 23. He has 19 career starts with an average finish of 8.84. He has 11 top 5 finishes and 15 top 10 finishes.
Biffle has 10 career starts at Indianapolis with an average finish of 11.75. He has yet to win but has two top five finishes and six top 10 finishes. He is due.
He's a former winner who has a 14.0 average finish. This is his second best track after Martinsville. He finished fourth to Menard in 2011 after winning in 2010.
Samuel Deeds 400 Race Information
Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Date: Sunday, July 28
Race: Samuel Deeds 400
Site: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Track: 2.5-mile oval
Start time: 1p.m. ET.
Laps: 160. Miles: 400
2012 Winner: Jimmie Johnson
Runner up: Kyle Busch
Radio: IMS Racing Network/SIRIUS NASCAR Radio.
Race Record: Bobby Labonte, 2000 (155.912 mph)
Qualifying Record: Casey Mears, 2004 (186.293 mph)